[rrd-developers] Re: rrdtool is now using freetype and libart
oetiker at ee.ethz.ch
Wed Jan 16 15:59:03 MET 2002
Today Mark Mills wrote:
> As someone else said, you need both RRD_FONT_PATH and RRD_FONT_DEFAULT.
> Also, I would recommend you find a simple GPL'ed font to ship with the package. Or con a list member into donating a made one to the project. It would sure simplify things if the path to the default font was always "$RRDTOOL/libart/fonts" and the default file was always "SomeFreeFont.ttf"!
> Not only will it be easier, it will reduce the "why don't my graphs look like the ones in the examples?" questions. A consistent look is part of the reason why I keep coming back to MRTG and RRDTool after all these years.
> Aside from that quibbling Mandrake 8.x Linux appears to stick the fonts in:
this would certainly be my favorite sollution and the most portable
one. Any nominations for the RRD Font ?
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Tobias Oetiker [mailto:oetiker at ee.ethz.ch]
> > Sent: Tuesday, January 15, 2002 6:09 PM
> > To: rrd-developers at list.ee.ethz.ch
> > Subject: [rrd-developers] rrdtool is now using freetype and libart
> > #define RRD_DEFAULT_FONT
> > "/usr/openwin/lib/X11/fonts/TrueType/Arial.ttf"
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