[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#636855: fonts-vlgothic: /usr/share/fonts/truetype/vlgothic is missing

Hideki Yamane henrich at debian.or.jp
Tue Aug 9 12:53:09 UTC 2011


On Sat, 6 Aug 2011 23:11:53 +0200
Paul Wise <pabs at debian.org> wrote:
> >  Thanks for your report, you say "some" applications, but except Java?
> >  Yes, Java specifies its font path in /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-openjdk/jre/lib/fontconfig.properties
> >  So we should update fontconfig.properties but not adding old path.
> Much better would be if OpenJDK had a sane way to support fonts. It
> should query the fonts available using fontconfig instead of
> hard-coding direct paths to individual font files. The current way is
> simply broken, I would suggest reassigning this bug to OpenJDK.

 However, this time, I'll remove fonts- prefix from installation path
 and it (unintentionally) brings back the compatibility with previous
 versions ;)

 #anyway, handling fonts in OpenJDK is silly...


 Hideki Yamane     henrich @ debian.or.jp/org

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