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Re: fc-list does not list windows system fonts under cygwin
- From: Ken Brown <kbrown at cornell dot edu>
- To: cygwin-xfree at cygwin dot com, cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 01 Oct 2009 15:46:40 -0400
- Subject: Re: fc-list does not list windows system fonts under cygwin
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On 10/1/2009 3:14 PM, Jon TURNEY wrote:
On 01/10/2009 18:38, Ken Brown wrote:
On 10/1/2009 10:49 AM, Steven Woody wrote:
I am using tex-live under a cygwin system. I found the 'fc-list'
command can not list fonts in system font directory
'c:\windows\fonts'. I remembered it can do this before I reinstalled
my whole system). What's wrong with it?
It's not working!
I think this only recently started working in some limited circumstances
(See http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin-xfree/2009-09/msg00010.html), and there
isn't enough version information in OP to determine if it should work or
I'm cc-ing the cygwin-xfree list, which is where I think fontconfig
questions belong. I can confirm that on my system, fc-list produces
strange output on the windows system fonts. I'm not sure if it's the
same problem you were reporting.
For example, I get the following in a mintty window under cygwin 1.7:
$ fc-list|grep -i micro
These come out as (what I guess are) translations of "Normal" for me, so
I guess, yes, wrong charset or encoding :-)
But is fc-list really supposed to show all these translations? I never
saw that in older versions of fontconfig, which didn't include the
Windows font directory.
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