[Xquartz-dev] Leopard X11 2.3.2

Jeremy Huddleston jeremyhu at apple.com
Sat Jan 3 10:56:29 PST 2009

Why oh why is there always something found right after the release =(

That bug has been there since before 2.3.2_rc1 it seems, but nobody  
noticed it.  The file should be /usr/X11/lib/X11/fontconfig , but for  
some reason the file that had my fontconfig configure arguments got  
nuked =(

I'm rebuilding fontconfig now with the correct /usr/X11/lib/X11/ 
fontconfig directory usage and will release a with the fixed  

On Jan 3, 2009, at 10:07, Merle Reinhart wrote:

> 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.
> Merle
> 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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