[Fontconfig] Lazy caching

Keith Packard keithp at keithp.com
Fri Mar 11 05:53:56 UTC 2016

Behdad Esfahbod <behdad at behdad.org> writes:

> I've started to convince myself that fontconfig should NOT by default cache
> the charset info of all fonts, and do so only lazily.  This will solve most
> of the "caching is slow" issues...  Needless to say, that's better done in
> a fontconfig3...

How would it perform font matching based on language then? Ask for a
Japanese 'sans-serif' font and you'll get dejavusans...

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