[Fontconfig] Lazy caching

Jerry Casiano jerrycasiano at gmail.com
Sat Mar 12 01:42:09 UTC 2016

Oh wow, didn't realize Fontconfig updated the cache anytime something
starts. Did it always do that?

Assumed this was left to things like gnome-settings-daemon or whatever.
On Mar 11, 2016 10:05 AM, "Keith Packard" <keithp at keithp.com> wrote:

> Behdad Esfahbod <behdad at behdad.org> writes:
> > We still be doing all the things we do right now.  Just postpone
> computing
> > the charset to the first time it's actually needed, and add it to the
> cache
> > then.
> Might as well just stop updating the cache when applications start and
> insist that people run fc-cache. That would also solve the problem and
> not change how fonts end up getting matched.
> --
> -keith
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