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

Paul Kelly paul-grass at stjohnspoint.co.uk
Sun May 13 09:17:51 EDT 2007

On Sun, 13 May 2007, Hamish wrote:

> Paul:
>>> * Fix gis.m to discard stderr from d.font as using R_font() seems to
>>> cause it to print some PNG driver messages to stderr
> that will also mask any real warning and error messages, which isn't so
> nice. Makes debugging + support much harder.
> Glynn:
>> d.font has to call R_open_driver() before it can call R_font(); with
>> direct rendering, R_open_driver() will run the driver's Graph_set()
>> function, which normally generates some stderr output.
> G_message() or G_warning()?

They were just messages. And d.font --q suppresses them. Thanks for the 
hint - have committed to CVS.


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