[Fontconfig] Re: fontconfig_path error in 2.1.92

Ron Smits rons at ronsmits.com
Thu Apr 17 21:57:39 EST 2003

This is bug 62 in the bugzilla from fontconfig


On Thu, 2003-04-17 at 12:09, Ron Smits wrote:
> Afternoon,
> During compilation of fontconfig from within garnome 0.23.0 I noticed
> that the configure parameter for the confdir (--with-confdir) is
> ignored. garnome configures everything to be run from with the $GARNOME
> prefix (like ~/garnome for example).
> After configuration and compiling the make install of fontconfig will
> use the --with-confdir setting and copy all relevant files to the
> correct places but the source fccfg.c in particular will not know about
> this. Configure will place the value of --with-confdir in config.h as
> CONFDIR but fccfg.c will look for a #define called FONTCONFIG_PATH. If
> this variable is not set /etc/fonts will be used. Temporary workaround
> is the definition of an environment variable called FONTCONFIG_PATH to
> be set.
> Can you look into this and either tell me I am moron and did something
> wrong or fix it?
> I have cc'd this to the garnome list as there is a discussion about this
> going on there
> Thanks 
> Ron Smits
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