[vlc-devel] commit: freetype: use a sane default font on OS X, so we don' t have to add ugly hacks to keep it working ( Felix Paul K??hne )

jpd at videolan.org jpd at videolan.org
Thu Sep 17 16:02:33 CEST 2009

On Wed, Sep 16, 2009 at 09:15:58PM +0200, Felix Paul K?hne wrote:
> The actual issue is that its path changed from Leopard to Snow Leopard
> and we need to use a default font which exists on all installations of
> Mac OS X supported by VLC 1.x at the _exactly same location_. Since
> quite a few where converted to a different file format, there isn't
> too much choice left.

Sounds like a losing proposition: In the next version even more
fonts will be converted and it'll be a toss up whether vlc's default
choices still stand. Unless you have written assurances from the macos
marketeering department they won't, and even then.

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