[GRASS-dev] iconv a required dependency for using Freetype?

Michael Barton michael.barton at asu.edu
Thu May 10 12:45:16 EDT 2007

I'm happy to reduce the code by not bothering to eliminate duplicate in the
GUI if this can be done in prior. Once this is sorted out, I can remove the
duplicate killing code.


On 5/10/07 9:33 AM, "Paul Kelly" <paul-grass at stjohnspoint.co.uk> wrote:

> On Thu, 10 May 2007, Michael Barton wrote:
>> In the GUI, I'm depending on d.font -l to supply font names in a valid
>> format useable by GRASS_FONT. Is this still happening?
> Yes. If I understood Glynn's message correctly, right now it isn't showing
> the stroke fonts but probably will again soon.
>> Whatever these names are, the gui will try to eliminate duplicates in the
>> list supplied by d.font -l
> Ideally that shouldn't be necessary if we can generate the list correctly.
> But it may still be a while until we sort that out (cf. William's e-mail
> of this morning with the apparently unexplainable identical copies of
> fonts in the same file).
> However at least, once we change d.font -l to use the new fontcap file it
> should no longer be necessary/desirable to sort the list in the GUI.
> Paul

Michael Barton, Professor of Anthropology
School of Human Evolution & Social Change
Center for Social Dynamics and Complexity
Arizona State University

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