Where should the modular X11R7 fonts get installed to?
mike at miketc.com
Sun Nov 6 16:05:55 UTC 2005
On Sun, 2005-11-06 at 10:49 -0500, Jeremy Katz wrote:
> On Sun, 2005-11-06 at 10:31 -0500, Gene C. wrote:
> > On Sunday 06 November 2005 10:13, Mike A. Harris wrote:
> > > I'm currently of the opinion that we should install the X.Org
> > > fonts into "/usr/share/fonts/X11", to have them installed into
> > > an FHS compliant location, but also in their own namespace, thus
> > > avoiding conflicts with other packages.
> > >
> > > Another possibility, is to install them into /usr/share/X11/fonts,
> > > which would also be FHS compliant, and put more strength on the
> > > namespacing aspect, but also grouping the X font files along with
> > > other architecture independent data included with X.
> > Either will work and I can live with either. However, I lean toward having
> > ALL fonts under /usr/share/fonts and, thus, /usr/share/fonts/X11 is my
> > preference.
Agreed here as well, /usr/share/fonts/X11(or whatever) seems right place
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