[Fontconfig] GTK+ and re-scanning font cache

Behdad Esfahbod behdad at behdad.org
Thu Dec 6 12:42:27 PST 2007

On Thu, 2007-12-06 at 20:08 +0200, Donn wrote:
> Hi,
>  Just wondering, this is prob. a faq and not on the right list:
>  While a GTK+ app is running (pyGTK) is it possible to install a new font (say 
> drop it into ~/.fonts) and have the app recognize that it's there and display 
> it, without having to restart it?

Not right now.  I'm working on that feature though.  Will report here
how it goes.

> (I am drawing a string to the screen via pango and cairo).
> \d

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