|author||Adam Jackson <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2019-09-16 10:47:27 -0400|
|committer||Adam Jackson <email@example.com>||2019-09-16 10:47:27 -0400|
README: Remove mention of libXfont 1.5
xfs was ported to libXfont2 in release 1.2, and bdftopcf 1.1 includes a copy of enough of the old libXfont1 code to not need an external libXfont at all.
1 files changed, 4 insertions, 9 deletions
@@ -3,15 +3,10 @@ libXfont - X font handling library for server & utilities
libXfont provides the core of the legacy X11 font system, handling the index
files (fonts.dir, fonts.alias, fonts.scale), the various font file formats,
-and rasterizing them. It is used by the X servers, and will eventually be
-used by the X Font Server (xfs), but should not be used by normal X11 clients.
-X11 clients access fonts via either the new APIs in libXft, or the legacy
-APIs in libX11.
-This version of libXfont is not compatible with xfs, or with the legacy
-bdftopcf utility; these packages require libXfont 1.5, not libXfont 2.0
-or later. The two versions can be installed in parallel, and eventually
-the need for 1.5 will go away. We apologize for the inconvenience.
+and rasterizing them. It is used by the X display servers (Xorg, Xvfb, etc.)
+and the X Font Server (xfs), but should not be used by normal X11 clients. X11
+clients access fonts via either the new APIs in libXft, or the legacy APIs in
libXfont supports a number of compression and font formats, and the
configure script takes various options to enable or disable them: