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

Michael Barton michael.barton at asu.edu
Thu May 10 13:58:02 EDT 2007

That's what I was hoping. So in this case I can just sit back and wait until
the duplicates issue is removed and then take out that code from the GUI.


On 5/10/07 10:33 AM, "Glynn Clements" <glynn at gclements.plus.com> wrote:

> 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, although the mechanism has changed. d.font no longer reads the
> freetypecap file directly. Instead, it uses R_font_list() to get the
> list from the driver.
> At present, R_font_list() only returns the fonts from the freetypecap
> file, and d.font manually merges the list of stroke fonts. If
> lib/driver is changed to use the new file (which includes stroke
> fonts), d.font can have the stroke font handling removed; it can just
> output whatever list R_font_list() returns.
> All of this should be transparent to the GUI.

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

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