[Fontconfig] [PATCH] Do not remove UUID file when a scanned directory is empty 1 x

Chris Lamb chris at chris-lamb.co.uk
Thu Nov 22 14:12:24 UTC 2018

Dear Alexander,

> > Could you also speak to the reproducibility case here? I'm afaid I
> > let this thread get slightly ahead of me and — as I previously
> > mentioned — I'm a little uncertain of the nitty-gritty font and
> > caching minutiæ.
> >
> > However, I'm very keen to resolve the reproducibility issues so
> > please do let me know how I can help.
> It depends a bit on what your goal is with reproducibility. My latest
> idea is to make uuid file generation optional and manual. This will
> make us go back to the previous behaviour of not creating any files
> with non-reproducible content in a standard install.

Speaking selfishly, as this would cover all the concrete use-cases
that I have this would be absolutely perfect for me. :)

Best wishes,

Chris Lamb
chris-lamb.co.uk / @lolamby

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