[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: fontconfig-2.11.1-1

Ken Brown kbrown@cornell.edu
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/opentype,
>> /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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