[lltx] location of font cache /fontspec and microtype
khaledhosny at eglug.org
Fri Jun 25 13:10:55 CEST 2010
On Fri, Jun 25, 2010 at 11:03:53AM +0200, Ulrike Fischer wrote:
> Am Fri, 25 Jun 2010 11:16:29 +0300 schrieb Khaled Hosny:
> >>> >> Btw: I had some problems to run the mkluatexfontdb script due to
> >>> >> some dubious (chess) fonts in my system font folder: The script run
> >>> >> a long time and then failed with a "no memory" message. It worked
> >>> >> fine after I removed the fonts. Is there somewhere a config file
> >>> >> "ignore_this_bad_fonts_please.cfg"?
> >>> >
> >>> > We currently hard code some known problematic fonts, but such a
> >>> > blacklisting file is on the todo list.
> >>> >
> >>> > What do you thing about a plain text file with file names one per line?
> >>> > May be with an optional prefix, "file:" (the default) and "name:".
> >>> Yes, that would be perfect.
> >> I've a, more or less, working code now, I just need a name for that
> >> blacklist file (and please no weired, hard to remember names).
> > Given there were not much suggestions (I should not have talked about
> > weired names :),
> Give me a bit time ;-) I have to do some other work too ...
> > I went with otfl-blacklist.cnf.
> Well I was just about to suggest luaotfload-blacklist ...
> > There can be as much copies of this file as kpse can find (we look for
> > "tex" format despite of the file extension, so it can exist any where a
> > .tex file can) and all found files will be loaded an read.
> > I also dropped the prefix idea, though was already implemented, since
> > blacklisting fonts by name is not as reliable (we only have access to
> > postscript names before fully loading the font, but names users expect
> > can differ).
> This means that the file name like arial.ttf should be used, right?
> Can pathes be used so that only versions in some folders are
> excluded? This could be useful e.g. to force lualatex to use a
> specific version of a font.
enteries can either be filenames or full paths, but I didn't actually
test the later.
> > The parser is rather dump,
> A dump parser is fine. Much easier to manage that one which is to
I'd like to handle trailing spaces and inline comments, things like:
foo.ttf % foo bar
Should be equal too:
But I see no urgent need.
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