font dependency packaging question

Adam Jackson ajax at
Wed Sep 1 14:48:37 UTC 2010

On Tue, 2010-08-31 at 20:58 -0700, Carl Byington wrote:
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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
> xorg-x11-fonts-ISO8859-1-100dpi
> or
> xorg-x11-fonts-ISO8859-1-75dpi
> but those probably depend on the actual user's display resolution. What
> is the appropriate 'requires' for the .spec file?

Just do 100dpi.  The 75dpi fonts are a mistake.  The renderer assumes
96dpi for the most part anyway.

- ajax
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