type1 fonts in sample fontconfig

Norbert Preining norbert at preining.info
Sat Apr 3 01:47:48 CEST 2021

Hi David,

On Fri, 02 Apr 2021, David Carlisle wrote:
> Should the sample fontconfig file suggest including type1 fonts?
>   <dir>/usr/local/texlive/2021/texmf-dist/fonts/type1</dir>

Good question. I strongly advise not including any toplevel directory
of the texmf-dist/fonts/XXX into fontconfig - I have seen several bad
breakages with strange fonts making fontconfig stumble.

I advise adding those fonts you need on a case by case basis.

So in this respect, I am fine with removing the type1 line from the
example file ;-)



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