[Fontconfig] Re: never try to validate cache files when using fc-cache -f

Mike FABIAN mfabian at suse.de
Fri Feb 3 02:13:20 PST 2006

Frederic Crozat <fcrozat at mandriva.com> さんは書きました:

> Le jeudi 02 février 2006 à 14:50 -0500, Patrick Lam a écrit :
>> Dirk Mueller wrote:
>> > On Thursday 02 February 2006 18:47, Patrick Lam wrote:
>> > 
>> > 
>> >>	if (!force && FcDirCacheValid (dir) && FcDirCacheHasCurrentArch (dir))
>> >>
>> >>checks for cache validity and ought to ensure that -f will try to save
>> >>the cache files.  Of course it might fail for some other reason.
>> > 
>> > Hmm, indeed. but I want one switch to make sure no corrupt cache files stay 
>> > around, as we have way too many problems with them. 
>> It would be great to have a --really-force flag, then.  The man page
>> doesn't think about the issues involved in multiarch cache files.

By the way, another option to remove cache files in
/var/cache/fontconfig for directories which don't exist anymore would
be nice. Deleting such cache files always is probably not a good idea
because directories might be temporarily unavailable (e.g. nfs
mounts). But having an option to clean up old junk in
/var/cache/fontconfig without having to delete everything there would
be nice.

Mike FABIAN   <mfabian at suse.de>   http://www.suse.de/~mfabian

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