[Fontconfig] mmap branch vs gnome-terminal

Matthias Clasen mclasen at redhat.com
Fri Sep 23 12:31:32 EST 2005

On Thu, 2005-09-22 at 16:50 -0400, Patrick Lam wrote:
> Matthias Clasen wrote:
> > Ok, I poked some more at this, and it seems to be a problem with 
> > FcNameRegisterObjectTypes() and/ or FcNameGetObjectType(). What is
> > happening is that Xft calls FcNameRegisterObjectTypes() to register some
> > additional names, "render" being the third one. There seems to be some
> > confusion wrt to the assignment of ids to the registered strings, at
> > least we end up with "render" from the Xft strings getting id 2, which 
> > is the same id as "style" from the FC registered strings got. This has
> > then the effect that setting "render" to TRUE sets "style" instead,
> > which is bad, since "style" is not a boolean...
> Thanks a lot!  I've committed a fix to this problem now, and
> gnome-font-properties works for me.  I suppose I should have guessed
> that people might actually use FcNameRegisterObjectTypes.
> Now that gnome-terminal and gnome-font-properties work, I think it
> should be safe to make a development release, hopefully tonight, after
> looking at Behdad's patch.

Yay, gnome-font-properties works now. The one issue I still see is
firefox refusing to start if FONTCONFIG_PATH is set in /usr/bin/firefox,
but that doesn't have to block a release, I think. You left a debugging
printf in fcpat.c, btw.


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