[Fontconfig] Released: Fontconfig 2.2.97

Keith Packard keithp at keithp.com
Tue Dec 7 08:09:31 EST 2004

Around 20 o'clock on Dec 6, michael meeks wrote:

> The 'object' strings are in practice almost entirely common between
> fonts - and thus not worth duplicating per font; and there are only ~30
> of them (total) on my machine. I imagine there are potentially further
> performance optimisations from having unique string pointers that could
> be squeezed out of the code.

What a sensible idea.  Fontconfig already had a memoizer for strings, 
using that for all object strings and all string values saves about 90K in 
my environment (using FC_DEBUG=512).

I'll play with this a bit more and make sure it doesn't break anything 


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