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

William Kyngesburye woklist at kyngchaos.com
Sun May 20 10:52:30 EDT 2007

Ah, thanks.  I forgot to ask what the current status of the switch of  
the fontcap files was.

On May 19, 2007, at 5:06 PM, Glynn Clements wrote:

> 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>

William Kyngesburye <kyngchaos*at*kyngchaos*dot*com>

"Oh, look, I seem to have fallen down a deep, dark hole.  Now what  
does that remind me of?  Ah, yes - life."

- Marvin

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