[Fontconfig] Re: Luxi Mono

Mike FABIAN mfabian at suse.de
Wed Feb 21 09:17:56 PST 2007

Keith Packard <keithp at keithp.com> さんは書きました:

> On Mon, 2007-02-19 at 17:45 +0100, Mike FABIAN wrote:
>> Keith Packard <keithp at keithp.com> さんは書きました:
>> > Using fontconfig 2.4.1, you could override this by editing the spacing
>> > value detected in the font with the configuration file.
>> How?
>> The following does not work:
>>  <match target="font" >
> use <match target="scan"> instead -- that will let you edit the pattern
> that lands in the database.

Thank you, that works.

It is a handy workaround for some broken fonts.

Recent versions of “FreeMono” are broken. Because this is supposed
to be a monospace font, all glyphs should have the same advance with
(with the exception of combining characters, for them it is OK to have

But “FreeMono” contains several glyphs which are too wide or too
narrow. For details see


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