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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.3//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.3/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6
7<!ENTITY fontconfig-download-http "http://fontconfig.org/release/fontconfig-&fontconfig-version;.tar.gz">
8<!ENTITY fontconfig-download-ftp "ftp://ftp.fu-berlin.de/unix/linux/mirrors/gentoo/distfiles/fontconfig-&fontconfig-version;.tar.gz">
9<!ENTITY fontconfig-md5sum "2466a797d645cda5eb466080fdaec416">
10<!ENTITY fontconfig-size "747 KB">
11<!ENTITY fontconfig-buildsize "10 MB">
12<!ENTITY fontconfig-time "0.18 SBU">
13]>
14
15<sect1 id="fontconfig" xreflabel="Fontconfig-&fontconfig-version;">
16<sect1info>
17<othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
18<date>$Date$</date>
19</sect1info>
20<?dbhtml filename="fontconfig.html"?>
21<title>Fontconfig-&fontconfig-version;</title>
22
23<sect2>
24<title>Introduction to <application>Fontconfig</application></title>
25
26<para>The <application>Fontconfig</application> package is a library
27for configuring and customizing font access.</para>
28
29<sect3><title>Package information</title>
30<itemizedlist spacing='compact'>
31<listitem><para>Download (HTTP): <ulink
32url="&fontconfig-download-http;"/></para></listitem>
33<listitem><para>Download (FTP): <ulink
34url="&fontconfig-download-ftp;"/></para></listitem>
35<listitem><para>Download MD5 sum: &fontconfig-md5sum;</para></listitem>
36<listitem><para>Download size: &fontconfig-size;</para></listitem>
37<listitem><para>Estimated disk space required:
38&fontconfig-buildsize;</para></listitem>
39<listitem><para>Estimated build time:
40&fontconfig-time;</para></listitem></itemizedlist>
41
42<note><para>The numbering system of <application>Fontconfig</application> is
43unusual. The beta versions of the package are numbered with a 9x in the last
44portion of the release number. This means that 2.2.96 is a beta release and
45the most current release is of the form 2.2.3</para></note>
46
47</sect3>
48
49<sect3><title><application>Fontconfig</application> dependencies</title>
50<sect4><title>Required</title>
51<para><xref linkend="freetype2"/> and <xref linkend="expat"/></para>
52</sect4>
53
54<sect4><title>Optional</title>
55<para><xref linkend="docbook-utils"/></para>
56</sect4>
57</sect3>
58
59</sect2>
60
61<sect2>
62<title>Installation of <application>Fontconfig</application></title>
63
64<para>Install <application>Fontconfig</application> by running the following
65commands:</para>
66
67<screen><userinput><command>./configure --prefix=/usr \
68 --sysconfdir=/etc --disable-docs &amp;&amp;
69make &amp;&amp;
70make install</command></userinput></screen>
71</sect2>
72
73<sect2>
74<title>Command explanations</title>
75
76<para><option>--disable-docs</option>: This switch avoids building the
77documentation. If you wish to build the documentation using
78<application>DocBook-utils</application>, you may need to remove the
79<application>OpenSP</application> catalog definitions from the system
80<acronym>SGML</acronym> catalogs. Use the following command before building
81the package to accomplish this:</para>
82
83<screen><userinput><command>sed -i.orig \
84 -e "/CATALOG \/etc\/sgml\/OpenSP-1.5.1.cat/d" \
85 /etc/sgml/catalog \
86 /etc/sgml/sgml-docbook.cat</command></userinput></screen>
87
88</sect2>
89
90<sect2>
91<title>Configuring <application>Fontconfig</application></title>
92
93<sect3><title>Config files</title>
94<para><filename>/etc/fonts/*</filename></para>
95</sect3>
96
97<sect3><title>Configuration Information</title>
98
99<para>The configuration file for <application>Fontconfig</application> is
100<filename>/etc/fonts/fonts.conf</filename>. Generally you do not want to edit
101this file. To put a new font directory in the configuration, update the
102<filename>/etc/fonts/local.conf</filename> file with your local information.
103The default location of fonts in <application>Fontconfig</application> is:
104</para>
105
106<itemizedlist spacing='compact'>
107<listitem><para>/usr/share/fonts</para></listitem>
108<listitem><para>~/.fonts</para></listitem>
109</itemizedlist>
110
111<note><para><application>X</application> also includes an internal (and
112older) version of <application>Fontconfig</application> and unless it is
113explicitly disabled when building <application>XFree86</application>, the
114internal version is created leaving two slightly incompatible libraries on
115your system. It is recommended that you only install one version.</para></note>
116
117</sect3>
118
119</sect2>
120
121<sect2>
122<title>Contents</title>
123
124<para>The <application>Fontconfig</application> package contains the
125<filename class='libraryfile'>libfontconfig</filename> library,
126<command>fc-cache</command>, and <command>fc-list</command>.</para>
127
128</sect2>
129
130<sect2><title>Description</title>
131
132<sect3><title>fc-cache</title>
133<para><command>fc-cache</command> is a command to create font information
134caches.</para></sect3>
135
136<sect3><title>fc-list</title>
137<para><command>fc-list</command> is a command to list fonts.</para></sect3>
138
139</sect2>
140
141</sect1>
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