Le mardi 31 août 2010 à 20:58 -0700, Carl Byington a écrit :
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I have a package (ghemical) which requires a courier 12 font for use in
its xwindow gui. I clearly need some dependency that will drag in
but those probably depend on the actual user's display resolution. What
is the appropriate 'requires' for the .spec file?
This is all legacy core fonts stuff that won't work at all in any i18n
context (ISO8859-1 is not even sufficient for major European languages
such as French, you'd need ISO8859-15, but then most core font apps are
not even smart enough to use anything but ISO8859-1).
The application should be changed upstream to use fontconfig and
unicode, and then you wouldn't need to require anything at all (you
could require font(courier) if you had a specific stylistic requirement
in the app, but most of the times that's counter-productive in a