[ANNOUNCEMENT] fontconfig 2.11.95-1

David Stacey drstacey@tiscali.co.uk
Thu Jun 9 16:05:00 GMT 2016

On 03/06/16 09:25, Yaakov Selkowitz wrote:
> This is an update to the latest upstream release.  This release automatically
> makes Microsoft fonts in the Windows font directory available to Cygwin
> applications.

I really appreciate this feature. Sadly, it isn't working for me because 
the post-install script that achieves this doesn't quote the filenames. 
So if a font has a space in its filename you end up with a symbolic link 
that points to itself.

Please could you update the post-install script 
'zp_fontconfig_cache_1.sh'. The following worked for me:

     for f in $(grep -l 'Microsoft Corp' "`cygpath -W`"/Fonts/*.ttf)
       if [ ! -e "/usr/share/fonts/microsoft/${f##*/}" ]
         ln -s "$f" "/usr/share/fonts/microsoft/"

Many thanks in advance,


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