Font initialization?

Igor Pechtchanski
Wed Dec 7 15:54:00 GMT 2005

On Wed, 7 Dec 2005, Kenneth Corbin wrote:

> Hi folks,
> I have an application that needs some non-standard fonts.  It's easy
> enough to add a manually new directory to the font path.  What I haven't
> figured out is how to configure Cygwin/X to add the new font path
> directory when it starts up.

Searching "man X" for "font.*path" shows that this could be accomplished
with "xset +fp DIR" (the manpage also gives an example of exactly how to
do this).  There's also a -fp option to X, but I'm not sure it does what
you want.
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