[tex-live] fc-cache documentation ?

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Sun Aug 28 08:24:12 CEST 2016

Hi all,

> So this boils down to the following question:
>   Is fontconfig automatically run Windows if a font changes (in one of
>   the directories observed by fontconfig)?


> Or to formulate it differently:
>   On Windows, does TeXLive install fontconfig as a background program
>   that is capable of monitoring the system font directories?  [Note
>   that it is not necessary to handle fonts within TeXLive, AFAIK,
>   since XeTeX and friends can use the texlsr data base.]


fontconfig and tools is installed and during installation a one
time fc-cache run is performed.

>   On Windows, does the TeXLive installer provides an interface to
>   configure the directories observed by fontconfig?



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