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Re: [PATCH] Converter for the new font engine

From: Jerone Young
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Converter for the new font engine
Date: Wed, 7 Jan 2009 20:56:25 -0600

Collin does your java converter need to stay in the repo now that grub-mkfont is there? Any benefits to it over grub-mkfont?

On Tue, Jan 6, 2009 at 11:04 AM, Colin D Bennett <address@hidden> wrote:
On Tue, 06 Jan 2009 16:18:15 +0200
Vesa Jääskeläinen <address@hidden> wrote:

> Bean wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > This patch converts existing font to pf2. It uses the freetype2
> > library, so it can support most common file format, like bdf,
> > pcf.gz, ttf, etc.

Wow!  Thanks, Bean.  That is great!

> > Usage: grub-mkfont [OPTIONS] FONT_FILES
> >
> > Options:
> >   -o, --output=FILE_NAME    set output file name
> >   -i, --index=N             set font index
> >   -n, --name=S              set font name
> >   -s, --size=N              set font size
> >   -d, --desc=N              set font descent
> >   -b, --bold                convert to bold font
> >   -a, --auto-hint           enable autohint
> >   --no-bitmap               don't use bitmap glyth
> >   -h, --help                display this message and exit
> >   -V, --version             print version information and exit
> >   -v, --verbose             print verbose message
> Whoa... that was fast. I hope Colin didn't start yet with his
> implementation.

Nope, I didn't.  And I guess I won't bother making the Java converter
build with gcj in the GRUB makefile.


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