#5775 NORM Future : It is basically impossible to install bitmapped fonts.

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#5775: It is basically impossible to install bitmapped fonts.
  Reporter:  karmaflux        |       Owner:  bernie        
      Type:  defect           |      Status:  new           
  Priority:  normal           |   Milestone:  Future Release
 Component:  x window system  |     Version:                
Resolution:                   |    Keywords:                
  Verified:  0                |    Blocking:                
 Blockedby:                   |  
Changes (by jg):

  * keywords:  font, xfs, xorg =>
  * milestone:  Never Assigned => Future Release


 We will never support xfs.

 There was a mistake that caused font aliases that cause most legacy X
 applications to evaporate in the Ship.2 release.  These will be in

 I'd expect xset fp to work....  I presume you have a properly set up font

 I suggest, however, that font aliases to the existing outline fonts are a
 better solution for almost all applications.


Ticket URL: <http://dev.laptop.org/ticket/5775#comment:3>
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