[Fontconfig] Cache and FAT
dottedmag at dottedmag.net
Wed Dec 9 03:43:41 PST 2009
Twas brillig at 13:37:36 09.12.2009 UTC+02 when tml at iki.fi did gyre and gimble:
>> 1) User puts fonts on SD card
>> 2) User inserts SD card into Linux-based device
>> 3) Fontconfig caches on device are screwed due to screwed timestamps
TL> Yeah, good point. So some platform-specific way to find out the
TL> file system type should then be used on non-Windows to determine
TL> whether to do it (and do it always on Windows)?
Yep, like statfs(2) on Linux or BSD.
Windows updates mtime timestamps on NTFS directories, so this workaround
is not necessary there.
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