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Re: [ports-i386@xxxxxxxxxxx: gtk-2.8.11 failed on i386 6]

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Dejan Lesjak wrote:
> On Thursday 02 February 2006 18:35, Joe Marcus Clarke wrote:
>> On Thu, 2006-02-02 at 17:43 +0100, Dejan Lesjak wrote:
>>> [fontconfig maintainers cced]
>>> On Thursday 02 February 2006 17:18, Kris Kennaway wrote:
>>>> This failure is caused by the following files left in the directory
>>>> after xorg-font-encodings has been removed:
>>>> -rw-r--r--  1 root  wheel  17 Feb  1 19:53
>>>> /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/encodings/fonts.cache-1 -rw-r--r--  1 root 
>>>> wheel 0 Feb  1 19:53
>>>> /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/encodings/large/fonts.cache-1
>>>> These are then removed by fontconfig, but nothing cleans up the
>>>> directories.  What should be doing that?
>>> Interesting question.  fontencodings don't create fonts.cache-1, but it
>>> will probably be easier and less messy if they remove them so they can
>>> also remove directories. Can it be assumed that fontconfig is present at
>>> the time fontencodings are uninstalled?
>> Not necessarily.  fontconfig is only a build dependency of
>> xorg-font-encodings.  Therefore, you could remove fontconfig, and keep
>> encodings around. 
> Oh. The thing is that it's easy to check if encodings/large/fonts.cache-1 is 
> empty and remove it in that case. On the other hand encodings/fonts.cache-1 
> contains the line pointing to "large" subdir so I was thinking of first 
> removing encodings/large/fonts.cache-1 if it is empty, then encodings/large 
> directory, then running fc-cache on encodings and remove 
> encodings/fonts.cache-1 if it's empty. If fc-config is not present some 
> parsing will be necessary...
> Is there a way fc-cache could ignore encodings subdirectory?
>> The strange thing is that fontconfig removes all 
>> fonts.cache-1 files under /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts upon deinstallation.
> Perhaps generating and removing cache files should be made responsibility of 
> fonts ports? IIRC quite some of them handle it already. That could also avoid 
> running fc-cache with default settings thus avoiding fonts.cache-1 files 
> under encodings.

This is doable.  I could remove the cache generation and cleaning code
from fontconfig once all font ports have been updated to run fc-cache
themselves.  This would require all font ports to depend on fontconfig,


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