compiling emacs 23 on f8

Anders Karlsson anders at
Fri Mar 28 13:57:31 UTC 2008

* François Patte <francois.patte at> [20080328 14:01]:
> |
> | You can find my emacs- svn srpm as of yesterday there as well.
> |
> | I suggest this in your startup:
> | (add-to-list 'default-frame-alist '(font . "DejaVu Sans Mono-9"))
> What for?

I guess because Emacs23 is compiled with xft support so you can have
antialiased fonts. I suspect that the line suggested to be added makes
DejaVu Sans Mono-9 (a TrueType font) available in the font selection


Anders Karlsson <anders at>
All-Round Linux Tinkerer & RHCE

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