[Fontconfig] fontconfig-2.9.0 is out

Jeremy Huddleston jeremyhu at freedesktop.org
Mon Mar 19 14:55:36 PDT 2012


Ryan, don't push the 2.9.0 yet then.  Let's sort out the version change.

Akira, is fontconfig-2.9.0 really not binary compatible with the fontconfig-2.8.0 ABI?  Was this library version bump accidental?  If so, you should really get out a 2.9.1 ASAP and pull this 2.9.0 verison.  If the binary incompatibility was intended, then this should've been released as 3.0 and called out in the release notes.  This is a huge issue for packagers and needs to be called out.

On Mar 19, 2012, at 12:41 PM, Ryan Schmidt <ryandesign at macports.org> wrote:

> On Mar 19, 2012, at 01:33, Jeremy Huddleston wrote:
>> fontconfig-2.9.0 no longer works with the old arch.patch.  I created a new series to address this here:
>> https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=20208
>> Hopefully they will be integrated into upstream this time.
> Thanks. I have this updated locally and it built fine. But it looks like we have a new library version so I'll need to revbump all ports using fontconfig, and I don't feel like figuring out that list of ports right now. I'll get to it within a few days though.
> \r

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