[Fontconfig] robustness of the mmap cache branch

Keith Packard keithp at keithp.com
Sun Sep 11 12:02:39 EST 2005

On Fri, 2005-09-09 at 04:11 -0400, James Cloos wrote:
> Incidently, it would be useful to have a program that can read in a
> specified fonts.cache-2 (ui a la cat(1)'s ui) and print the equivalent
> fonts.cache-1.  
> The easiest way, currently, to determine the name needed to get a font
> known by filename is to grep for the filename in fonts.cache-1; it'd
> be a shame to loose that.

fc-list : family style file | grep <filename> 

works reasonably well...

> I'll look into how hard that'll be to write, but if you can whip it up
> w/o thinking please do so. :-)

It would be easy to do, and might be useful to test for regressions.
Use FcNameUnparse to generate a suitable string for each font pattern.


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