[Xquartz-dev] The 2.1.0 package and Apple System Fonts
jeremyhu at berkeley.edu
Sat Dec 8 11:15:21 PST 2007
On Dec 8, 2007, at 04:02, Martin Costabel wrote:
> Jeremy Huddleston wrote:
>>> In short, this is another big mess in Leopard.
>> I would say a few missing man pages does not constitute a big mess.
> I would say changing a user interface in an incompatible way and
> reducing functionality(*) without documenting it does. If you look
> at Merle's message you see that even the new fc-* binaries are not
> informed about the new location of the config files:
Uhm, yes they are. The new fc-binaries link to libfontconfig which
know about the location. If they didn't know where the files were,
they wouldn't be able to parse them, and you *would* have major
>>> [LeopardAlBook:~] merle% fc-match
>>> Fontconfig error: Cannot load config file "/etc/fonts/fonts.conf"
This looks like fc-match is actually NOT leopard's fc-match but
possibly another from source.
> (*) The Tiger fonts.conf file has the system font directories in its
> font directory list, the Leopard fonts.conf hasn't.
It does when you install the latest package from
xquartz.macosforge.org (and then run fc-cache or reboot)
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