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Re: fontconfig.pc variable for configdir (Was Fwd: [ANNOUNCE] X11R7.6 font modules)



No objections.  We should perhaps have one for cachedir too? Feel free to
submit a patch.

behdad

On 10/05/10 19:59, Jeremy Huddleston wrote:
> How would you guys feel about adding a variable to fontconfig.pc that could be queried to find out what confdir was set to?  We build fontconfig with:
> 
> --with-confdir=$X11_PREFIX/lib/X11/fontconfig
> 
> and it would be nice if this was used as the default by other packages.
> 
> Begin forwarded message:
> 
>> Jeremy Huddleston wrote:
>>> A couple thoughts:
>>>
>>> 1) Shouldn't fontutil.pc be placed in share/pkgconfig rather than lib/pkgconfig
>>
>> I don't think we support any endian specific font formats any more (X11R4 or so
>> had one), so probably.   It's one of those modules few people think about except
>> when a release is pushed.
>>
>>> 2) Maybe fontconfig.pc should get a new variable which provides this directory
>>
>> Perhaps - something to raise with the fontconfig folks for their next release.
>>
>> -- 
>> 	-Alan Coopersmith-        alan.coopersmith@xxxxxxxxxx
>> 	 Oracle Solaris Platform Engineering: X Window System
>>
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