Replace KcmFontinst with kio_fonts

Neil Stevens neil at
Tue Mar 11 20:37:20 GMT 2003

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On Tuesday March 11, 2003 12:29, Craig Drummond wrote:
> On Tuesday 11 Mar 2003 20:29, Maks Orlovich wrote:
> > > The settings are guessed by kio_fonts. The only things it needs to
> > > determine are the locationof /etc/fonts/fonts.conf and
> > > /etc/X11/XF86Config-4 - or wherever they really are. User installed
> > > fonts are *always* installed to ~/.fonts - this is the default for
> > > Fontconfig.
> >
> > You're forgetting about XftConfig here. I don't think we can assume
> > Xft2.
> Sorry, or XftConfig. If you look at kxftconfig.cpp/h in
> kdebase/kcontrol/fonts you'll see that it either acts on XftConfig or
> fonts.conf - depending which one was around at compile time.
> kio_fonts is *very* like KcmFontinst - it uses mostly the *same* code,
> only less of it.

So this ssystem requires some version of Xft?  If so, it doesn't seem 
appropriate for use with a *generic* name like "fonts."

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