Subject: Re: adventures in pkgsrc: jpilot vs. fontconfig
To: Lubomir Sedlacik <salo@Xtrmntr.org>
From: David Brownlee <email@example.com>
Date: 05/27/2003 13:08:43
On Mon, 26 May 2003, Lubomir Sedlacik wrote:
> On Mon, May 26, 2003 at 10:30:59AM -0400, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
> > Thanks; that did it. But why isn't fc-cache run as part of the
> > installation script for font-config?
> because it's a cpu consuming and can take too long on slower machines.
> not everyone builds packages on systems where they will be actually
> used so it makes no sense to build font cache during the package
Given you would expect to build packages less often than they
are installed, it would really seem to make a lot more sense
to build and include the fc-cache output with the rest of the
package. (Not only to avoid hassle for every binary package
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