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Re: [PATCH] Add Fedora location of DejaVu SANS font

From: Robbie Harwood
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Add Fedora location of DejaVu SANS font
Date: Tue, 07 Dec 2021 15:04:57 -0500

Nicholas Vinson <> writes:

> Wouldn't it be better to modify so the location could be 
> passed in instead of having one-off patches for alternate locations? 
> Something like --with-dejavu-font=/usr/share/fonts/dejavu-sans-fonts?

That would mean that anyone using grub2 that wants the dejavu fonts will
have to figure out that the option exists and pass it to the
buildscripts.  That's a pretty bad user experience for anyone building
their own grub.

I get that maintaining a list of where everyone has put their fonts is
somewhat obnoxious, but in the absence of a standard way of doing it,
I'm not sure there's anything better.  The only other alternative I
could think of was running find in /usr/share/fonts, which struck me as

Be well,

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