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

Akira TAGOH akira at tagoh.org
Thu Jan 24 11:51:02 GMT 2019

On Thu, Jan 24, 2019 at 8:20 PM Akira TAGOH <akira at tagoh.org> wrote:
> Hmm, that looks not intuitive to me. in fact both are also a font
> path. "cache path" are the sort of /var/cache/fontconfig or so. how
> about "host-path"? although one can see it is remapping a path to
> somewhere but still missing how this actually works in fontconfig.
> i.e. to determine a cache filename to read.

Actually there are no way to guess how cache filenames are determined
without looking at source code. dir element is to add a font path. and
"remap-" dir is to remap a font path to somewhere. that is consistent
enough at this point. I revoke the last sentence where is starting
from "although".


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