Bug#864082: [Fontconfig] Next steps for a reproducible Fontconfig?

Akira TAGOH akira at tagoh.org
Wed Jan 23 10:42:10 GMT 2019


I'm fine with it. do you have a time to work on it? or already started working?
If not, please let me know.

On Tue, Jan 22, 2019 at 12:33 AM Alexander Larsson
<alexander.larsson at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 13, 2019 at 7:21 PM Keith Packard <keithp at keithp.com> wrote:
> >
> > Alexander Larsson <alexander.larsson at gmail.com> writes:
> > > Yeah, there will be two files. One static in the runtime
> > > (/etc/fonts/conf.d/50-flatpak.xml), and one generated by flatpak
> > > (/run/host/fontconf.xml).
> >
> > Sounds like we've got a plan for this part -- fix my mapping code to use
> > config bits separate from the <dir> elements, then add a 'salt'
> > mechanism in the config bits that stirs in some random data when
> > generating the cache keys for specific directory trees.
> Whats the status of this. Can we come up with an agreed upon format
> for doing the dir remapping (outside of the dir nodes) soon? I'm about
> to do a flatpak 1.2 release and would like to preempt things by
> generating the dir mapping dynamic snippet so we can use it when we
> update fontconfig in the runtime. (Note: We need not yet finalize the
> salt stuff, because that will not be in the dynamic flatpak-generated
> part of this.)


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