Subject: Re: adventures in pkgsrc: jpilot vs. fontconfig
To: Lubomir Sedlacik <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: netbsd-users
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
> installation/creation.

	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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