[Fontconfig] Fontconfig terribly slow (locally installed)

Keith Packard keithp at keithp.com
Sat Aug 16 13:44:14 PDT 2008

On Fri, 2008-08-15 at 16:56 +0000, Saurabh T wrote:

> I have fontconfig 2.3.2 installed locally on my solaris 8 machine as I
> dont have root access. This means it cant build a cache of the fonts
> in /usr/openwin/lib/X11/fonts etc where it's been pointed to, so it
> occasionally updates my ~/.fonts.cache-1 (I have no idea under what
> circumstances this happens).

Fontconfig 2.4 has some rather useful fixes in this area; I'd suggest
upgrading if you can, it's completely ABI/API compatible with 2.3.2.

keith.packard at intel.com
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