[Fontconfig] Cache and FAT

Behdad Esfahbod behdad at behdad.org
Wed Dec 9 10:59:49 PST 2009

On 12/09/2009 01:16 PM, Mikhail Gusarov wrote:
> Twas brillig at 13:12:44 09.12.2009 UTC-05 when behdad at behdad.org did gyre and gimble:
>   BE>  But why would someone cache fonts on an SD card from a Linux
>   BE>  system?
> Due to precisely same reason why there is ~/.fonts in typical fontconfig
> setup.
>   BE>  If the whole system is on the SD card, it's definitely not FAT.
> No, it's not. It's the user-accessible part of device, like $HOME on
> PC. Thanks to one OS the only sane choice FS for SD cards is FAT.

Still not convinced.

>   BE>  I don't think we have to handle that case.
> Then I will have to keep my patch outside of main tree. What a wonderful
> idea!

I said I don't think we *have* to.  Not that I'm opposing it if it's 
implemented generically using statfs for example.


More information about the Fontconfig mailing list