font ports?

Rainer Müller raimue at
Mon Nov 30 04:53:18 PST 2015

On 2015-11-30 13:07, René J.V. Bertin wrote:
>>> In both cases it'd require a *lot* of hacking to get those fonts to be found in a location that's not supported by the OS, hacking of a kind even I don't feel comfortable proposing as a port patch.
>> It makes sense, but needs more work and a new base release. Could you
>> file a ticket in Trac for this?
> About what exactly, supporting/providing fonts ports?

Adding a fonts_dir, similar to applications_dir or frameworks_dir. That
includes a setting in the configure script, an option in port1.0, and
respecting its value for binary archives.

Only with support from base we could include ports writing to the
/Library/Fonts/MacPorts/ location.


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