Creates binary description files suitable for reading by the troff command and its postprocessors.
makedev DESC | FontFile ...
The makedev command creates binary files suitable for reading by the troff command and its postprocessors. When the DESC file is specified, the makedev command creates a DESC.out file and a set of font description files using the information contained in the DESC file. When a font file is specified, the makedev command creates the corresponding font description file.
|DESC||Causes a DESC.out file to be created.|
|FontFile||Causes a FontFile.out file to be created.|
The following command:
creates a B.out file, which contains the font tables for the Times-Bold fonts.
The troff command.
The troff Font File Format.