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Re: xlib backend - Xft without fontconfig

From: Derek Fawcus
Subject: Re: xlib backend - Xft without fontconfig
Date: Thu, 5 Aug 2010 17:57:14 -0700
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On Thu, Aug 05, 2010 at 11:56:37PM +0200, Riccardo Mottola wrote:
> Xft is optional for us and it shall remain so. Are you implying that if 
> Xft is found, then fontconfig should be a hard dependency?


> On the system where I am writing this I have both fontconfig2 and Xft2 
> installed, but I do wonder if the former is a dependency of the latter 
> or if Xft2 can exist without fontconfig, sicne this would answer your 
> question.

Xft2 depends upon fontconfig2,  as a hard dependancy.

I am suggesting to throw away the remains of the Xft1 support in the xlib
backend;  since I view it as useless cruft.

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