[lltx] Font names database
mpg at elzevir.fr
Thu Jan 14 14:04:51 CET 2010
Khaled Hosny a écrit :
> Do TeXlive (or other TeX distributions) ship fontconfig's command line
On windows, yes. On Unices, no. (I don't know about MacTeX but according to
Will's answer, no.) But, on Unix (except OS X) the command-line utilities
ought to be present, at least fc-cache.
> I think they are only shipping the library and we can't use the
> library directly, unless someone writes luafontconfig binding and make
> it work with LuaTeX. So we can only expect fontconfig on modern
> GNU/Linux systems, not even sure about *BSD.
If you think we can achieve a reliable result without fontconfig and without
explosion of the size of the code, then it would probably be more portable
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