[Fontconfig] [PATCH] Make the cache filenames determinstic

Chris Lamb chris at chris-lamb.co.uk
Tue Oct 30 04:34:45 UTC 2018

Dear Keith et al.,

> I've dug into this a bit more and I think an architectural change in the
> cache files made last year is probably not what we want.

Thank you for providing this explanation. However, one thing that
isn't clear to me is what the difference is between the (eg.) /var/
files and the "/var/cache/fontconfig/.uuid" (or ".uuid") files?

Sorry if this seems obvious from the outside; I am simply not well-
versed in fontconfig lore.

(FYI: I'm all for removing these files, but please bear in mind I'm
coming from a somewhat one-track "reproducibility" point of view and
somewhat from a time-sensitive view of ensuring this is in Debian

Best wishes,

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

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