[Fedora-packaging] Re: fc-cache <fontdir>

Jens Petersen petersen at redhat.com
Mon Aug 20 07:44:46 UTC 2007

Jens Petersen wrote:
>> Le Jeu 26 juillet 2007 15:57, Rex Dieter a écrit :
>>> Maybe even go one step further, and either say change to
>>> %{_bindir}/fc-cache <font_dir_actually_used_in_this_pkg>
> Yes, actually it seems this is probably better and the right thing to do.

Errm sorry, it seems more testing is needed actually,
since this also seems to have some problems, or
the behaviour of fc-cache is a little unexpected?

> clock skew created say during firstboot can cause 
> "fc-cache %{_datadir}/fonts" not to update newly installed fonts if the 
> timestamp of %{_datadir}/fonts is ahead of the just installed fonts 
> directory.  This can actually easily be reproduced.

This is definitely still a real problem though that needs to be fixed:
either in the font install scriptlets or fontconfig.


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