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From: Brian Inglis <>
Subject: Re: Frequent Warning messages using gv
Date: Sat, 8 Oct 2022 21:45:17 -0600	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Sat, 8 Oct 2022 13:09:47 -0400, Ken Brown wrote:
> On 10/8/2022 9:01 AM, Jon Turney wrote:
>> Installing 'xorg-x11-fonts-dpi75' and/or 'xorg-x11-fonts-dpi100' will 
>> probably resolve these warnings.
>> It's unclear to me if gv needs a dependency on more font packages or 
>> not, since the PS could be using any fonts?

> I could go either way on this. On the one hand, gv is a postscript
> viewer and has no control over what fonts it might be asked to
> display.  On the other hand, gv is intended to be run under X11, so
> maybe it should require the most basic X11 fonts.

gv requires ghostscript which requires ghostscript-fonts-other and 
urw-base35-fonts which should provide a fallback from Helvetica to Nimbus.
Perhaps for older apps and documents urw-base35-fonts-legacy could or 
should (also) be included?
Could that solve the problem, or would it still require 

La perfection est atteinte,
non pas lorsqu'il n'y a plus rien à ajouter,
mais lorsqu'il n'y a plus rien à retirer.
	-- Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

  reply	other threads:[~2022-10-09  3:45 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-10-05  5:45 Fergus Daly
2022-10-08 12:57 ` Adam Dinwoodie
2022-10-08 13:06   ` Eliot Moss
2022-10-08 13:01 ` Jon Turney
2022-10-08 17:09   ` Ken Brown
2022-10-09  3:45     ` Brian Inglis [this message]
2022-10-08 19:22   ` Fergus Daly

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