[Fontconfig] 'loading' vs. 'scanning' config files

Werner LEMBERG wl at gnu.org
Tue Dec 13 14:41:23 UTC 2022

>> What is the difference between 'loading' and 'scanning'?  And why
>> does FontConfig look at all into the `conf.avail` directory, which
>> is nowhere specified in a configuration file?
> That is to get a config file list through FcConfigFileInfoIter* and
> see what it is for and if it is enabled or not. enabling a config
> directly through API isn't yet supported but that can be done with
> some manual work even now. one just needs to reload a FcConfig after
> updating a symlink of config files.

OK, thanks.


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