Bug 62

Summary: library always /etc/fonts directory
Product: fontconfig Reporter: Ron Smits <rons>
Component: libraryAssignee: Keith Packard <keithp>
Status: RESOLVED FIXED QA Contact:
Severity: normal    
Priority: high    
Version: 2.1   
Hardware: x86 (IA32)   
OS: Linux (All)   
i915 platform: i915 features:

Description Ron Smits 2003-04-17 04:06:50 UTC

During compilation of fontconfig from within garnome 0.23.0 I noticed
that the configure parameter for the confdir (--with-confdir) is
ignored. garnome configures everything to be run from with the $GARNOME
prefix (like ~/garnome for example).

After configuration and compiling the make install of fontconfig will
use the --with-confdir setting and copy all relevant files to the
correct places but the source fccfg.c in particular will not know about
this. Configure will place the value of --with-confdir in config.h as
CONFDIR but fccfg.c will look for a #define called FONTCONFIG_PATH. If
this variable is not set /etc/fonts will be used. Temporary workaround
is the definition of an environment variable called FONTCONFIG_PATH to
be set.

Can you look into this and either tell me I am moron and did something
wrong or fix it?
Comment 1 Keith Packard 2003-04-17 08:29:29 UTC
Fontconfig 2.2 has been switched to automake; the set of configuration problems
is entirely different now (and this particular one is fixed).

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