[tex-live] Fontconfig for XeTeX versus regular fontconfig

Zdenek Wagner zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Thu Oct 27 18:35:03 CEST 2011

2011/10/27 Ulrike Fischer <news3 at nililand.de>:
> Am Thu, 27 Oct 2011 15:18:15 +0100 schrieb Philip TAYLOR (Webmaster,
> Ret'd):
> ...
> Well the real hell is if the xetex (the part from tex to xdv) use
> one font and xdvipdfmx (xdv->pdf) the other and you get a pdf not
> only with the wrong font but with completly wrong glyphs ;-)
And there is another problem if xetex can find the system font (as
well as other applications as OpenOffice, firefox and Gedit) but
xdvipdfmx cannot.

> This was the problem I was referring to and this should be fixed
> imho in xetex.
> Your problem was that a font name can match more than one font - I
> don't see too how fixing xetex can help here, you will have to be
> more precise when giving the font name.
> --
> Ulrike Fischer

Zdeněk Wagner

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