[Fontconfig] Heads up: Droid fonts update in Rawhide

Akira TAGOH akira at tagoh.org
Fri Jul 27 07:19:07 PDT 2012

On Fri, Jul 27, 2012 at 11:01 PM, Raimund Steger <rs at mytum.de> wrote:
> But I'm just saying that an application that uses
> XftFontOpenName(...,"Droid Sans") and XftDrawString* to draw some ASCII
> content, might draw only empty boxes when running in a 'ja' locale where
> it gets "Droid Sans Japanese" instead, but work fine in an 'en' locale.

I don't think we can do something in fontconfig for that case. it has
similar issue on XFontStruct vs XFontSet.

> (I gather the 'fontversion' properties are used to apply an additional
> precedence to the Droid variants, so that removing 'ja' from 'Droid Sans
> Fallback' would be unnecessary when the latter has a lower version, and
> vice versa?)

As long as DroidSansJapanese.ttf is installed right.


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