[Fontconfig] Re: severe performance regression when global fonts.cache-2 files are missing

Patrick Lam plam at MIT.EDU
Fri Oct 21 03:15:35 EST 2005

Mike FABIAN wrote:
> Tested with a CVS snapshot of the fontconfig 2.4 branch from
> yesterday.
> I noticed that if the global fonts.cache-2 files are out of date,
> applications using fontconfig take a long time to start.
> I understand that this happens once because the user cache file
> ~/.fonts.cache-2 has to be generated. But if this file has been
> generated, subsequently called applications should start fast.

I've experienced problems like this before but I can't reliably
reproduce it on my system right now.  Can you see if it happens if you
erase your ~/.fonts.cache-2 and start again from scratch?


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