fonts.alias / fonts.scale

Dan Nelson dnelson at
Sun Mar 30 18:51:53 PST 2003

In the last episode (Mar 30), /* jsha */ said:
> I've got a directory filled with Type1 fonts (.afm, .inf, .pfa, .pfb
> and .pfm accompanying each font release) which I'm trying to install
> on X11. However, in order to make mkfontdir work I seem to need a
> fonts.alias and/or fonts.scale in advance.
> How do I make one?

The XFree86 4.3.0 port installs a "mkfontscale" command that generates
fonts.scale files from Type1 and TTF fonts.

	Dan Nelson
	dnelson at

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