Commit eb6a933d authored by Ademar de Souza Reis Jr's avatar Ademar de Souza Reis Jr Committed by Eric Anholt

Add xorg.conf man section about catalogue:<dir> FPE

catalogue:<dir> FPEs were introduced in libXfont 1.2.9
parent 205183a7
......@@ -293,15 +293,50 @@ server searches for font databases.
Multiple
.B FontPath
entries may be specified, and they will be concatenated to build up the
fontpath used by the server. Font path elements may be either absolute
directory paths, or a font server identifier.
fontpath used by the server. Font path elements can be absolute
directory paths, catalogue directories or a font server identifier. The
formats of the later two are explained below:
.PP
.RS 7
Catalogue directories:
.PP
.RS 4
Catalogue directories can be specified using the prefix \fBcatalogue:\fR
before the directory name. The directory can then be populated with
symlinks pointing to the real font directories, using the following
syntax in the symlink name:
.PP
.RS 4
.IR <identifier> : [attribute]: pri= <priority>
.RE
.PP
where
.I <identifier>
is an alphanumeric identifier,
.I [attribute]
is an attribute wich will be passed to the underlying FPE and
.I <priority>
is a number used to order the fontfile FPEs. Examples:
.PP
.RS 4
.nf
.I 75dpi:unscaled:pri=20 -> /usr/share/X11/fonts/75dpi
.I gscript:pri=60 -> /usr/share/fonts/default/ghostscript
.I misc:unscaled:pri=10 \-> /usr/share/X11/fonts/misc
.fi
.PP
.RE .RE .RE
.PP
.RS 7
Font server identifiers:
.PP
.RS 4
Font server identifiers have the form:
.RS 4
.PP
.RS 11
.IR <trans> / <hostname> : <port\-number>
.RE
.PP
.RS 7
where
.I <trans>
is the transport type to use to connect to the font server (e.g.,
......@@ -313,10 +348,11 @@ for a TCP/IP connection),
is the hostname of the machine running the font server, and
.I <port\-number>
is the port number that the font server is listening on (usually 7100).
.RE
.PP
When this entry is not specified in the config file, the server falls back
to the compiled\-in default font path, which contains the following
font path elements:
font path elements (which can be set inside a catalogue directory):
.PP
.RS 4
.nf
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