[tex-live] fc-cache documentation ?

Werner LEMBERG wl at gnu.org
Mon Aug 29 05:48:11 CEST 2016

> It would be nice to determine first whether the cache has to be
> updated at all.  Comparing directory listings is an inexpensive
> operation.  XeTeX could use fontconfig (fonts.conf) in order to
> obtain a list of directories containing fonts and in LuaTeX,
> luaotfload maintains a list of font directories by itself.

Actually, this operation should be done by fontconfig itself...


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