Re: Fontconfig Support

From: Fons Rademakers <>
Date: Sun, 17 Jul 2005 23:39:12 +0200

Hi Daniele,

   if you come with a patch along the lines you described that would be fine.

Cheers, Fons.

Daniele Nicolodi wrote:
> Hello, one of the ugly things in root in my opinion is the dependency
> on the microsoft fonts. As first step to remove that dependency i want
> to code the support for the use of the fontconfig library to make root
> able to use the system wide installed fonts.
> Looking at the sources it looks like is enought to modity
> SetTextFont(const char *fontname) and SetTextFont(Font_t fontnumber)
> methods of the TTF class.
> The variation of those methods could be included in an #ifdef
> and enabled only if the fontconfig library is detected at config time
> so a new dependency is not realy introduced.
> What the main developers think about that proposal?
> Ciao

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