[Fontconfig] Re: most fonts don't support English anymore???

Patrick Lam plam at MIT.EDU
Thu Feb 9 07:47:02 PST 2006

Mike FABIAN wrote:
> I found that this problem is a side effect of the attached
> "euro.patch" which I apply to the SuSE fontconfig package to make sure
> that default fonts for European languages (including English) always
> have an Euro symbol.
> But this patch is trivial and I think correct, therefore there
> are some severe bugs in code related to lang.
> Takashi Iwai <tiwai at suse.de> fixed the problem yesterday,
> his patch (fc-lang-idx-fixes.diff) is attached.

Ok, I changed the cache format so that it uses the same format as
fc-lang generates.  Please test the latest CVS version.

I'm a bit worried, because both Takashi's patch and what I committed
seem to drop |en| from two fonts which *do* have the Euro symbol,
Bitstream Charter and Courier 10 Pitch.  It would be useful if someone
could look into this; I don't have time to do that right now.  Reverting
euro.patch brings these fonts back, so there's probably still a bug in
the charset handling somewhere.


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