[Fontconfig] Re: Structure of cache files

Patrick Lam plam at MIT.EDU
Fri Sep 23 13:58:27 EST 2005

Matthias Clasen wrote:
> It would probably be worth pointing this out in the fc-cache man page.

I'll shortly commit this to the branch:

Index: fc-cache/fc-cache.sgml
RCS file: /cvs/fontconfig/fontconfig/fc-cache/fc-cache.sgml,v
retrieving revision 1.1
diff -u -r1.1 fc-cache.sgml
--- fc-cache/fc-cache.sgml      9 Oct 2003 18:19:07 -0000       1.1
+++ fc-cache/fc-cache.sgml      23 Sep 2005 03:57:53 -0000
@@ -88,6 +88,13 @@
         This cache is used to speed up application startup when using
         the fontconfig library.</para>

+      <para>Note that <command>&dhpackage;</command> must be executed
+        once per architecture to generate font information customized
+        for that architecture.  On a subsequent run,
+        <command>&dhpackage;</command> will augment the cache
+        information files with the information for the new
+        architecture. </para>

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