[GRASS-dev] figureing out fonts - part 3 correction

Hamish hamish_nospam at yahoo.com
Tue May 1 02:00:03 EDT 2007

Michael Barton wrote:
> if uname -s can differentiate Debian from other systems, it's easy
> enough to make /usr/share/fonts/freetype as the initial directory for
> those systems.

No, it can't. It just gives "Linux" or "Darwin" or whatever.
(the OS kernel is distinct from the distribution (Linux vs GNU; Debian
can run using Hurd or *BSD instead of Linux))

Don't worry too much about accommodating special changes for Debian.
It's more a question of what's now commonly used industry-wide.


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