dh_installxfonts - register X fonts
dh_installxfonts is a debhelper program that is responsible for
registering X fonts, so their corresponding fonts.dir, fonts.alias, and
fonts.scale be rebuilt properly at install time.
Before calling this program, you should have installed any X fonts
provided by your package into the appropriate location in the package
build directory, and if you have fonts.alias or fonts.scale files, you
should install them into the correct location under etc/X11/fonts in
your package build directory.
Your package should depend on xfonts-utils so that the update-fonts-*
commands are available. (This program adds that dependency to
This program automatically generates the postinst and postrm commands
needed to register X fonts. These commands are inserted into the
maintainer scripts by dh_installdeb. See dh_installdeb(1) for an
explanation of how this works.
See update-fonts-alias(8), update-fonts-scale(8), and
update-fonts-dir(8) for more information about X font installation.
See Debian policy, section 11.8.5. for details about doing fonts the
This program is a part of debhelper.
Joey Hess <email@example.com>