[Fontconfig] pre-creating font caches in a different tree

Mike Frysinger vapier at gentoo.org
Wed Oct 5 08:28:10 PDT 2011

On Wednesday 05 October 2011 02:28:02 Mikhail Gusarov wrote:
> Twas brillig at 23:13:34 04.10.2011 UTC-04 when vapier at gentoo.org did gyre
> and gimble:
>  MF> long term, i want to do this for cross-compiling, and obviously
>  MF> chroot won't work either (ignoring workarounds involving qemu).
> The bigger problem with cross-compiling will be mismatch between host
> and target endianness and lengths of types.

i'm aware of this.  that's why i'm trying to keep it as a sep issue :).

> Have you looked into it? I have tried to approach this problem both from
> direction of making fc-cache aware of different architectures, and from
> direction of creating fc-cache-recode to convert caches to match target
> architecture, but both seems to be quite hard to achieve.

i've thought of both ways, but haven't looked too closely to see which would 
be easier.  i'd lean towards the latter after seeing the defines like 
ARCHITECTURE being setup.  but i'll start a new thread for this.
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