[Fontconfig] blacklisting doesn't work

Patrick Lam plam at MIT.EDU
Sun Oct 23 03:43:18 EST 2005

Keith Packard wrote:

> It doesn't matter -- each global cache entry has a private timestamp
> which is compared only against the font file timestamp. The directories
> which aren't in the per-dir cache system are *always scanned* and
> compared with global cache entries.

Hmm.  I may have falsified that; see line 139 of fcdir.c.  You used to
call FcGlobalCacheScanDir, but that doesn't exist anymore.  Perhaps it


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