./fonts/ttftot42, TrueType font to Type 42 converter

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Branch: CURRENT, Version: 0.3.1nb3, Package name: ttftot42-0.3.1nb3, Maintainer: rxg

TrueType fonts cannot be converted to Type 1 fonts without loss of
quality, since conversion introduces rounding errors and loses hinting
information. Therefore, newer PostScript interpreters (Adobe
PostScript since version 2013, ghostscript since 5.03) include a
TrueType rasterizers. To use a TrueType font with them, it has to be
embedded in a PostScript font dictionary; this format is called Type 42.

This program generates such Type 42 fonts from TrueType fonts. It
can also generate Adobe Font Metrics files (AFM files), including
kerning information.

Not yet supported are TrueType Collections and the creation of CID
keyed fonts from large TrueType fonts (East Asian or Unicode fonts).


Required to run:
[graphics/freetype-lib]

Required to build:
[pkgtools/cwrappers]

Master sites:

SHA1: 2790e5df866c487ad3dbeca99c8f88698f6dee57
RMD160: 254ea7942d7f6b005ebb912970e898b3a2a41bf8
Filesize: 53.212 KB

Version history: (Expand)


CVS history: (Expand)


   2017-11-06 14:38:55 by Thomas Klausner | Files touched by this commit (1)
Log message:
ttftot42: follow redirect
   2015-11-03 21:45:25 by Alistair G. Crooks | Files touched by this commit (776)
Log message:
Add SHA512 digests for distfiles for fonts category

Problems found locating distfiles:
	Package acroread7-chsfont: missing distfile acrobat7-fonts/chsfont.tar.gz
	Package acroread7-font-share: missing distfile acrobat7-fonts/korfont.tar.gz
	Package acroread7-korfont: missing distfile acrobat7-fonts/korfont.tar.gz
	Package acroread9-chtfont: missing distfile \ 
acrobat9-fonts/FontPack910_cht_i486-linux.tar.bz2
	Package acroread9-jpnfont: missing distfile \ 
acrobat9-fonts/FontPack910_jpn_i486-linux.tar.bz2
	Package cyberbase-ttf: missing distfile cyberbit-ttf/Cyberbase.ZIP
	Package cyberbit-ttf: missing distfile cyberbit-ttf/Cyberbit.ZIP
	Package pixel-sagas-startrek: missing distfile PS_Font_Fontana.zip
	Package pixel-sagas-startrek: missing distfile PS_Font_Montalban.zip
	Package pixel-sagas-startrek: missing distfile PS_Font_Probert.zip
	Package pixel-sagas-startrek: missing distfile PS_Font_Sternbach.zip
	Package pixel-sagas-startrek: missing distfile PS_Font_Trek_Arrowcaps.zip
	Package umefont-ttf: missing distfile umefont_560.tar.xz

Otherwise, existing SHA1 digests verified and found to be the same on
the machine holding the existing distfiles (morden).  All existing
SHA1 digests retained for now as an audit trail.
   2012-10-03 20:28:33 by Aleksej Saushev | Files touched by this commit (154)
Log message:
Drop superfluous PKG_DESTDIR_SUPPORT, "user-destdir" is default these days.
   2011-04-22 15:45:23 by OBATA Akio | Files touched by this commit (2234)
Log message:
recursive bump from gettext-lib shlib bump.
   2008-06-20 03:09:45 by Joerg Sonnenberger | Files touched by this commit (993)
Log message:
Add DESTDIR support.
   2007-11-25 12:55:57 by Thomas Klausner | Files touched by this commit (2) | Package updated
Log message:
Update MASTER_SITES/HOMEPAGE, from Zafer Aydogan.
   2006-02-06 00:11:50 by Joerg Sonnenberger | Files touched by this commit (4082)
Log message:
Recursive revision bump / recommended bump for gettext ABI change.
   2006-01-16 14:48:42 by Rui-Xiang Guo | Files touched by this commit (1)
Log message:
Modified mailbox in MAINTAINER.