[lltx] mkluatexfontdb & Mac OS X

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Sat May 15 12:11:29 CEST 2010

On Sat, May 15, 2010 at 11:38:37AM +0200, Élie Roux wrote:
> Le 15 mai 2010 10:59, Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard <mpg at elzevir.fr> a écrit :
> >
> > Well, libfontconfig is probably present but not necessarily the fc-list
> > command-line tool. Also, XeTeX may use specific OS X features on OS X (not sure
> > about that).
> After some research, it seems that XeTeX uses something called "Apple
> Type Services" on OSX... so this means we should have a special case
> for OSX. I think the best way is to fake an OSFONTDIR... unless there
> is a simple way to get the font directories another way? Will, do you
> know something about that? I think you're the only one able to play
> with OSX... Last time I checked, OSX refused to run in a virtual
> machine, but it was two years ago... did the situation change?

Latest VirtualBox is said to support OSX, didn't test it though.

 Khaled Hosny
 Arabic localiser and member of Arabeyes.org team
 Free font developer

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