[GRASS-dev] iconv a required dependency for using Freetype?
paul-grass at stjohnspoint.co.uk
Tue May 8 12:03:35 CEST 2007
On Mon, 7 May 2007, Michael Barton wrote:
> In wxPython, I've switched to a scrolling listbox whose items are built from
> the output of d.font -l. It seems to work fine and should work on all
> platforms because it does not require a full, absolute path, but builds from
> whatever is in the new freetypecap + stroke fonts.
> I was planning to do the same with TclTk, since this seems the most robust
> approach and likely to remain stable regardless of other font management
> changes. Any reason not to do so?
Only that it won't (yet) work on Windows because the current freetypecap
file format is incompatible with Windows pathnames - but that is an almost
irrelevant point seeing the current setup has only been working on Windows
for about 10 hours anyway - unlikely anybody's relying on it! Having it
broken again for a short while until we re-do the font file and d.font -l
to use it is not a problem. If you can do it easily I'd say go for it.
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