[Fontconfig] mmaping FcInit

Owen Taylor otaylor at redhat.com
Sat Mar 26 08:25:32 EST 2005

On Fri, 2005-03-25 at 01:53 -0500, Patrick Lam wrote:

> BTW, Owen's suggested struct:
> struct FcPattern {
>     int refcount;
>     FcPatternStorage storage; /* dynamic, static */
>     union {
>       FcPatternDynamic *dynamic;
>       FcPatternStatic *static;
>     } u;
>   };
> still seems to be a struct, and thus requiring mallocness and a pointer. 

The point of my suggestion is that we need a single *public* structure

  - Patterns retrieved from the database of fonts on disk
  - Patterns created on the fly through the FcPattern API

But that public structure can be small, lightweight, and created on
the fly.


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