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Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] urw-base35-fonts 20170801-3




On 2018-01-01 12:28, Marco Atzeri wrote:
> On 15/11/2017 19:54, Ken Brown wrote:
>> The following package has been uploaded to the Cygwin distribution:
>> * urw-base35-fonts-20170801-3
>> This package contains the 35 fonts in the PostScript Level 2 Core Font
>> Set.  These fonts are used by ghostscript and xpdf.
>> This release removes a workaround for an xpdf problem that has now
>> been fixed properly.

> The package htmldoc
> https://cygwin.com/packages/x86_64/htmldoc/htmldoc-1.8.28-3
> is expecting the old fonts to be available
> usr/share/htmldoc/fonts/Helvetica.afm -> /usr/share/ghostscript/fonts/n019003l.afm
> usr/share/htmldoc/fonts/Helvetica.pfb -> /usr/share/ghostscript/fonts/n019003l.pfb
> so currently is broken.
> While grace and libwmf have both a copy of the same fonts:
> usr/share/grace/fonts/type1/n019003l.afm
> usr/share/grace/fonts/type1/n019003l.pfb
> usr/share/grace/fonts/type1/n019003l.afm
> usr/share/grace/fonts/type1/n019003l.pfb

I presume htmldoc does not support fontconfig or Opentype compatible Type 1 fonts?
Could you upgrade to use the new fonts by substituting or converting the metric
compatible URW Nimbus Type 1 fonts specified in
/usr/share/fontconfig/conf.avail/30-metric-aliases.conf?

/usr/share/fonts/urw-base35/NimbusSans-Bold.afm
/usr/share/fonts/urw-base35/NimbusSans-Bold.t1
/usr/share/fonts/urw-base35/NimbusSans-BoldItalic.afm
/usr/share/fonts/urw-base35/NimbusSans-BoldItalic.t1
/usr/share/fonts/urw-base35/NimbusSans-Italic.afm
/usr/share/fonts/urw-base35/NimbusSans-Italic.t1
/usr/share/fonts/urw-base35/NimbusSansNarrow-BdOblique.afm
/usr/share/fonts/urw-base35/NimbusSansNarrow-BdOblique.t1
/usr/share/fonts/urw-base35/NimbusSansNarrow-Bold.afm
/usr/share/fonts/urw-base35/NimbusSansNarrow-Bold.t1
/usr/share/fonts/urw-base35/NimbusSansNarrow-Oblique.afm
/usr/share/fonts/urw-base35/NimbusSansNarrow-Oblique.t1
/usr/share/fonts/urw-base35/NimbusSansNarrow-Regular.afm
/usr/share/fonts/urw-base35/NimbusSansNarrow-Regular.t1
/usr/share/fonts/urw-base35/NimbusSans-Regular.afm
/usr/share/fonts/urw-base35/NimbusSans-Regular.t1

-- 
Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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