[Fontconfig] FcConfigNormalizeFontDir considered harmful

Keith Packard keithp at keithp.com
Mon Aug 28 08:13:09 PDT 2006

On Mon, 2006-08-28 at 09:28 -0400, James Cloos wrote:

> Don't forget fc-cat.

yes, of course.

> Another issue since the change from cache files in the same dirs as
> the fonts to a central cache dir is that fc-cache could not (I've not
> yet tested fc-2_4-keithp) cache dirs that were neither in fonts.conf
> <dir/> entries nor subdirectories thereof.

I think that was a side-effect of directory normalization; the problem
was that it couldn't find the specified directory under one of the
configured directories. This works now.

> P.S.  I presume master is matches CVS HEAD?  And so fc-2_4_branch
>       and fc-2_4-keithp are the interesting branches?

Yes. I didn't restructure the repository at all.

keith.packard at intel.com
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