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commit e5295629cdffb711001f3fdffbb9aa4ef772add0
parent 0e738c3d7291675472380a25b74f0358306541e5
Author: joe9 <>
Date:   Mon, 18 Feb 2013 12:31:29 -0500

ensure that the italic font has the same weight as the normal font

The specified font[] pattern need not have a medium weight. It could be
specified as a number too or have a different weight other than medium.

Signed-off-by: Christoph Lohmann <>

Mst.c | 16+++++++---------
1 file changed, 7 insertions(+), 9 deletions(-)

diff --git a/st.c b/st.c @@ -2444,20 +2444,18 @@ xloadfonts(char *fontstr, int fontsize) { = dc.font.height; FcPatternDel(pattern, FC_SLANT); - FcPatternDel(pattern, FC_WEIGHT); - FcPatternAddInteger(pattern, FC_SLANT, FC_SLANT_ROMAN); - FcPatternAddInteger(pattern, FC_WEIGHT, FC_WEIGHT_BOLD); - if(xloadfont(&dc.bfont, pattern)) + FcPatternAddInteger(pattern, FC_SLANT, FC_SLANT_ITALIC); + if(xloadfont(&dc.ifont, pattern)) die("st: can't open font %s\n", fontstr); - FcPatternDel(pattern, FC_SLANT); - FcPatternAddInteger(pattern, FC_SLANT, FC_SLANT_ITALIC); + FcPatternDel(pattern, FC_WEIGHT); + FcPatternAddInteger(pattern, FC_WEIGHT, FC_WEIGHT_BOLD); if(xloadfont(&dc.ibfont, pattern)) die("st: can't open font %s\n", fontstr); - FcPatternDel(pattern, FC_WEIGHT); - FcPatternAddInteger(pattern, FC_WEIGHT, FC_WEIGHT_MEDIUM); - if(xloadfont(&dc.ifont, pattern)) + FcPatternDel(pattern, FC_SLANT); + FcPatternAddInteger(pattern, FC_SLANT, FC_SLANT_ROMAN); + if(xloadfont(&dc.bfont, pattern)) die("st: can't open font %s\n", fontstr); FcPatternDestroy(pattern);