[Fontconfig] Problems with configuring fontconfig

Keith Packard keithp at keithp.com
Thu Apr 3 02:07:06 EST 2003

Around 14 o'clock on Apr 2, Adam Sampson wrote:

> > Fontconfig 2.2 will probably not bother to include such directories
> > by default as many (most?) users won't want to see bitmap fonts in
> > any circumstances.
> I think this is a little optimistic

The problem is that fontconfig doesn't yet have a way to remove fonts for 
specific users, so while I expect lots of people to add back in suitable 
bitmap fonts, the default will need to avoid them as others don't want 

I'm hoping to figure out a good way to remove fonts in the next release of 


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