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Re: font stuff

On Sat, Feb 11, 2023 at 08:09:56PM +0000, Robert Swindells wrote:
 > Have edited out all the tests in fonts/fontconfig/
 > USE_BUILTIN.fontconfig= yes
 > MAKEVARS+=              USE_BUILTIN.fontconfig
 > % make show-var VARNAME=USE_BUILTIN.fontconfig
 > no

It's transitive, so if it doesn't like the freetype2 version it won't
use fontconfig either.

There's some debugging hooks I put in some years back for figuring out
what's causing unwanted builtin decisions; might want to give that a

It's not uncommon for the logic that tries to deduce
library versions to fail.

David A. Holland

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