[Fontconfig] Debugging fontconfig issue

Adam W adam.w at sasktel.net
Thu Dec 5 12:28:47 UTC 2019

Yup, that was the issue. Changing the target to "font" works great. Also 
thanks for the tip about FC_DEBUG. That will be handy in the future.


On 12/5/2019 5:15 AM, Akira TAGOH wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 5, 2019 at 7:40 PM <adam.w at sasktel.net> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I'm wondering if it's possible to see exactly which .conf file is responsible for applying a particular setting for a particular font.
>> For example, I have the following file: ~/.config/fontconfig/fonts.conf where I can successfully apply hinting/aliasing/etc to a <match target="font"> block.
>> However underneath it, I'm trying to apply a font specific setting for the Arial font. I'm trying to disable antialiasing for this font. I have the following:
>> <match target="pattern">
> This should be <match target="font">
>> However the font is still being antialiased as I can see from running: fc-match Arial --verbose
> Try to run it with FC_DEBUG=4. if you're running with fontconfig
> 2.12.92 or later, you'll see which config is getting involved with
> certain rules.
> Hope that helps
>> Not sure if I'm just doing it wrong? Any help is appreciated,
>> Thanks
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