[Fontconfig] /etc/fonts/local.conf does not respect lcdfilter option

MontyHimself montyhimself at mailbox.org
Tue Nov 8 20:55:26 UTC 2016

I have set several options in the /etc/fonts/local.conf configuration 
file and all of them except the lcdfilter option are respected. I 
checked this via xrdb -query and the lcdfilter option doesn't show up 
there. I have now set this setting in /etc/X11/Xresources and it works 
there. I guess it should also be respected in the fontconfig file, 
though, shouldn't it?

I am using Fedora 24 with the fontconfig-2.11.94-7.fc24.x86_64 package. 
Here is my local.conf:

<?xml version='1.0'?>
<!DOCTYPE fontconfig SYSTEM 'fonts.dtd'>
     <match target="font">
         <edit name="antialias" mode="assign">
         <edit name="autohint" mode="assign">
         <edit name="embeddedbitmap" mode="assign">
         <edit name="hinting" mode="assign">
         <edit name="hintstyle" mode="assign">
         <edit name="lcdfilter" mode="assign">
         <edit name="rgba" mode="assign">

On a sidenote, I actually wanted to open a bug report somewhere, but did 
only find a bugtracker on Launchpad. I guess that one is only for 
Ubuntu, though, right? Is there any other general purpose bug tracker?

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