• Status Closed
  • Percent Complete
  • Task Type Patches
  • Category User Interface → Font/charset
  • Assigned To No-one
  • Operating System All players
  • Severity Low
  • Priority Very Low
  • Reported Version Version 3.1
  • Due in Version Undecided
  • Due Date Undecided
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Attached to Project: Rockbox
Opened by bookshare - 2008-12-26
Last edited by rasher - 2009-01-03

FS#9716 - new unifont update

I was cruising around the internet when I noticed that unifont was updated on 9-7. The last update was 8-20, one update behind. I did my best to create an updated version, but I am new to this, so here is what I did.
1. downloaded and unzipped the truetype font (link in fs#9241, included
2. ran otf2bdf and created a bdf file, included
3. ran the remove filler chars script found in fs#9241 (thanks rasher!), and put the resulting file in the zip file, along with everything else. The link to download the zip file is:

Closed by  rasher
2009-01-03 08:12
Reason for closing:  Invalid

Current version’s GNU Unifont (7 Sep. 2008) does not changes glyph data from 20 Aug. 2008.

In GNU Unifont Glyphs top page(
> Additions for 2008-09-07: TrueType Combining Diacritical Marks
> The .hex, .bdf, and .pcf files are unchanged from the 2008-08-20 version. The .ttf (TrueType) font was modified to superimpose Unicode combining diacritical
> marks on the glyph that they follow, with no advance in cursor position.

Furthermore, Rockbox’s GNU Unifont is based by current BDF version of the font (
Then I think that it is not necessary to update.

Should it be closed, then?



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