[Fontconfig] REGRESSION: 2.11, cache is always rebuilt for root font directories (Was Re: fontconfig: Branch 'master')

Akira TAGOH akira at tagoh.org
Thu Dec 5 02:22:25 PST 2013

just made a patch for this issue.


any volunteers for testing are welcome.

On Tue, Nov 5, 2013 at 11:40 AM, Akira TAGOH <akira at tagoh.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 5, 2013 at 8:19 AM, Jeremy Huddleston Sequoia
> <jeremyhu at freedesktop.org> wrote:
>> This commit introduces a bad performance regression.  Every time fc-cache is run, it runs through the directories twice.  The first time, it sees valid caches and does nothing.  The second time, it always rebuilds.
> Not rebuilding everything. as it commented in the source code as well
> as the git log, it was supposed to enforce to rebuild the directory
> cache only for certain font path non-recursively. that said it was
> just a situation what I was expecting and could be improved
> furthermore. let me think about this.
> Thanks for reporting,
> --
> Akira TAGOH


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