[Fontconfig] font cache file information

Mikhail Gusarov dottedmag at dottedmag.net
Tue Mar 22 11:49:15 PDT 2011

Twas brillig at 14:19:44 22.03.2011 UTC-03 when behdad at behdad.org did gyre and gimble:

 >> I have a cache file which is generated on linux machine and I want
 >> to use this same cache file on my target.

 >> Is it possible and how ?

 BE> Generally-speaking, no.  Because the cache files are architecture
 BE> dependent.  Can't you run fc-cache on the target and cache the
 BE> results?

I ran into similar problem -- it makes full rebuilds quite painful (and
you have to have some machinery to detect changes of source files and
bail out build saying "please put new caches into source code

The only half-usable workaround I found is to use qemu to run fc-cache.

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