[Fontconfig] overwrite default boolean values

Akira TAGOH akira at tagoh.org
Sun Feb 17 22:07:59 PST 2013

Yes, that is what I'm expecting on this change :)
and I've pushed this change into master. let me know if there are any
problems with it.


On Mon, Feb 18, 2013 at 11:25 AM, Raimund Steger <rs at mytum.de> wrote:

> Akira TAGOH wrote:
>> Hi,
>> We seem having an issue in some recipes to overwrite the boolean value
>> as a bug[1] is being reported. originally this change was supposed to
>> not break the desktops' configuration and respect it. however it's
>> broken now, because the default boolean values is set at
>> FcDefaultSubstitute() prior to perform the target="font" matching rules.
>> so when trying to evaluate 10-autohint.conf say, if there are no
>> explicit boolean value to autohint object, "False" is always set.
>> My proposal to fix this is to move such recipes to target="pattern". it
>> would works since we've changed the behavior to inherit values in the
>> pattern to the result.
> Seems sensible to me. After all, FcDefaultSubstitute should be the
> fallback and not disable parts of the system configuration.
> Raimund
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