[GRASS-dev] automatic user font cap building for init.sh

Glynn Clements glynn at gclements.plus.com
Sat May 19 18:06:48 EDT 2007

William Kyngesburye wrote:

> I didn't get any response to my possible patch for init.sh to do this  
> (it was in the iconv thread), so I went ahead and committed it.  If  
> GRASS_FONT_CAP and/or GRASS_FT_CAP are set, and they do not exist  
> yet, init.sh will run g.mkfontcap to create them.  This will leave  
> the GRASS binary-installed cap files alone (that is, GRASS_FONT_CAP  
> or GRASS_FT_CAP is not set), and will not overwrite existing user cap  
> files that they may have customized.  But it gets them started with  
> their current state of installed fonts.
> To go along with this, I also set GRASS_FONT_CAP and GRASS_FT_CAP in  
> the OSX app startup to the user's home GRASS support folder.  After  
> the first run of GRASS.app, the user can customize these or  
> regenerate them as they like, and not have to worry about permissions  
> to edit the GRASS.app copy.

GRASS_FT_CAP is no longer relevant; only GRASS_FONT_CAP is used.

Glynn Clements <glynn at gclements.plus.com>

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