[Xquartz-dev] Leopard X11 2.3.2

Merle Reinhart merlereinhart at mac.com
Sat Jan 3 10:07:47 PST 2009

On top of that, /usr/X11/etc/fonts/fonts.conf doesn't look right as it  
contains a non-existent directory and only points at /usr/X11R6 (which  
works for now due to the symlink).

Agreed this constant changing around of where the various  
configuration files reside is a real pain.


On Jan 3, 2009, at 12:59 PM, Martin Costabel wrote:

> Jeremy Huddleston wrote:
>> I'm proud to announce the release of version 2.3.2 of X11 for  
>> Leopard.  It's been 3.5 months since our last release, and I think  
>> it's been well worth the wait.  This is by far the largest set of  
>> bug fixes and updates since 2.2.0!
> []
>> Changes since 2.3.2_rc5:
>> Honor system key repeat rate
>> Got rid of some debug spew about bad modifier keycodes
>> Fixed a possible deadlock / startup race condition
>> xterm 238 to address CVE-2008-2383
> Another change (maybe already between rc4 and rc5) seems to be that  
> fonts.conf has migrated to yet another place, namely to /usr/X11/etc/ 
> fonts/. This will trip up those programs that have just learned that  
> it migrated from /usr/X11/lib/X11/fonts/ to /usr/X11/lib/X11/ 
> fontconfig/. Some questions:
> Why this competition between /usr/X11/etc/fonts/ and /usr/X11/lib/ 
> X11/fontconfig/? Both come with conf.avail and conf.d directories.
> Is the directory structure used by fontconfig documented somewhere?  
> man fonts-conf still talks about /etc/fonts.conf, which has  
> disappeared years ago. I haven't found man pages talking about  
> conf.avail/ and conf.d/.
> Is this going to settle down?
> -- 
> Martin
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