Replace KcmFontinst with kio_fonts

Craig Drummond Craig.Drummond at
Tue Mar 11 20:43:01 GMT 2003

> > 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."

Nope. It'll default to writing XftConfig files - so yes if the system doesn't 
have Xft then it's creating this needlessly. *But* this is how the current 
KControl module works - so this is *not* a defficiency of kio_fonts. If there 
is a way to check for the abscence of any Xft (1 or 2) mechanism then yes 
both Kcmfontinst and kio_fonts (and the current "fonts" KControl module, btw) 
should disable the writing of an Xftconfig/fonts.conf file.

Yet again an argumentative - and ill informed - response.


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