bbitmap Xserver module dropped?

Daniel Stone daniel at
Fri Aug 4 01:06:07 PDT 2006

On Fri, Aug 04, 2006 at 09:46:21AM +0200, Stefan Dirsch wrote:
> I recognized recently, that with xorg-server (and maybe even
> before) the bitmap Xserver module is no longer available. But using
> bitmap fonts is still possible. :-)
> Which module is now responsible for rendering bitmap fonts? Is it
> freetype?  Assuming that it is freetype, is now reencoding to legacy
> encodings on-the-fly supported? So it would be sufficient to install
> only the bitmaps fonts in unicode encoding and use mkfontscale without
> "-l" option to also generate the XLFDs for legacy encodings for the
> unicode bitmap fonts?

It's just built in, rather than being loaded.
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