gnuplot MSWindows fontconfig blown away by recent update

Ken Brown
Mon Feb 2 21:17:00 GMT 2015

On 1/31/2015 1:28 PM, Brian Inglis wrote:
> Hi, I use gnuplot which requires fontconfig info to use Windows fonts. Some
> recent update (one of the graphic libs?) appears to have blown this info
> away. So gnuplot is now using its default internal fonts which messes up the
> appearance and layout of dozens of regularly scheduled plots from my data
> sources. I do not use Xwindows or Xfonts so the X11 font docs do not explain
> much. How can I restore gnuplot access to Windows fonts?

This is a result of a change in Cygwin's fontconfig package:

I don't know whether Yaakov is still planning to make a a separate package to 
add the Windows font directory to the default font path.


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