[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: fontconfig-2.11.1-1
Tue May 13 21:14:00 GMT 2014
On 5/13/2014 4:38 PM, Yaakov (Cygwin/X) wrote:
> On 2014-05-12 20:45, Ken Brown wrote:
>> On 5/9/2014 11:07 AM, Yaakov (Cygwin/X) wrote:
>>> This is an update to the latest upstream release. The Windows font
>>> directory has been removed from the default fonts path due to issues
>>> caused by stale caches; a separate package to add it to the path, as
>>> well as keep the cache current automatically, should be available soon.
>> You also removed /usr/share/ghostscript/fonts,
>> /usr/share/texmf-dist/fonts/truetype, and
>> /usr/share/texmf-dist/fonts/type1. Was that intentional?
> Yes, because it seems that they would also have this issue because
> nothing in the providing packages updates the cache. (cygport only
> generates fontconfig postinstall scripts for /usr/share/fonts.)
I don't know about the ghostscript fonts, but cygport does generate the
appropriate fc-cache commands in the postinstall scripts for the
texlive-collection-* packages that install fonts. This is done in
__prep_texlive() in src_postinst.cygpart.
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