[Fontconfig] fontconfig configuration file

Jeremy C. Reed reed at reedmedia.net
Sat Jul 23 08:54:24 EST 2005

On Sat, 23 Jul 2005, Thomas De Schampheleire wrote:

>> Use strace -f to follow all children. (Be sure to capture stderr.) And then 
>> search through the tens of thousands of lines for what triggered the error.
> When I do that I get a fatal error that X cannot copy its old log file to 
> .old... I don't know why, but it really is the -f switch that causes the 
> error.

Start X server without any clients except just a single xterm (that is 
not built with libfontconfig). Then do a strace to start up other apps.

  Jeremy C. Reed

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