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TrueType and CID fonts configuration for X

This package configures TrueType fonts and CID fonts (as well as CMaps) for X. It generates .scale and .alias files from TrueType and CID fonts registered to Defoma, and calls mkfontdir (and mkcfm).

The package supports both X-TT and FreeType X backends.

Package version:32


x-ttcidfont-conf for Debian

It configures TrueType fonts and CID fonts for X through Defoma framework.
The format of the dynamically generated fonts.scale file of TrueType fonts
is decided at the first installation of this package through Debconf
by asking "Which backend do you choose, xtt or freetype?".
You can change the backend by running
	dpkg-reconfigure x-ttcidfo


TrueType/ and CID/ subdirectories are created under
Symlinks to the font files and dynamically generated fonts.scale|alias
are put under these subdirectories.

What font packages have to do is:
 1) prepare Defoma hintfile for the fonts.
 2) modify the postinst and prerm as defoma-doc describes.
The .scale and .alias file, calling update-fonts-scale and


x-ttcidfont-conf (32) unstable; urgency=low

  * Update maintainer email address.
  * Update compat version to 7 and upgrade debhelper build-depends.
  * Add Vcs-* entries.
  * Remove Recommends on non-existant package xfonts-base.
  * Convert copyright to machine readable format.
  * Remove paths from commands in maintainer scripts.

 -- Bradley Smith <>  Mon, 15 Dec 2008 17:3


Author: Yasuhiro Take <>

Files: *
Copyright: © 2001 Yasuhiro Take <>

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