[Fontconfig] pre-creating font caches in a different tree
behdad at behdad.org
Tue Oct 4 19:36:08 PDT 2011
On 10/04/11 14:45, Mike Frysinger wrote:
> i'd like to run fc-cache against a different tree than "/". a lot of utils
> have a "--root" flag for this sort of thing. this is useful for distros which
> are preparing packages for installation. it avoids having to run fc-cache on
> every system that deploys the fonts.
> so if i ran `fc-cache -s --root /a/b/c`, it would look at /a/b/c/etc/fonts/
> instead of /etc/fonts/. then every dir that those config files said to use
> would transparently be prefixed with /a/b/c. so if my config said
> <dir>/usr/share/fonts</dir> and <cachedir>/var/cache/fontconfig</cachedir>, it
> would instead scan /a/b/c/usr/share/fonts and store the cache in
> how hard do people envision this being ?
Why can't you just do "chroot /a/b/c fc-cache -s"?
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