[Fontconfig] fontconfig: FcConfigAppFontAddDir () doesn't work right

Patrick Lam plam at MIT.EDU
Tue Feb 7 21:10:18 PST 2006

Takashi Iwai wrote:
> At Tue, 07 Feb 2006 17:03:30 -0500,
> Patrick Lam wrote:
>>Mike FABIAN wrote:
>>I'm kind of concerned about this patch potentially bringing back the
>>issues we had a while back with 'fc-cache .' not doing the right thing,
>>so I can't commit it until I check that issue out.  In particular, if we
>>don't normalize before we add a directory, it seems like fc-cache .
>>might do the wrong thing.
> If you mean the removal of check in FcConfigAddFontDir(), feel free to
> revert that particular hunk.  It got removed just to take the original
> behavior back - i.e. to keep 100% compatibility with older versions.

What I've committed doesn't directly modify FcConfigAddFontDir, but
changes FcDirScanConfig back to its previous behaviour: if it can't
normalize a directory, it scans anyway.

Probably we should make sure that no such dir is cached, in fccache and


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