[tex-live] fc-cache documentation ?
wl at gnu.org
Sun Aug 28 07:38:23 CEST 2016
>> It depends on fontconfig implementation and configuration. In the
>> early Linux version fc-cache was run automatically only on reboot,
>> later it was changed to run once a day. It can be configured in
>> the configuration file, the default was later changed to one hour,
>> now 10 minutes. This means I no longer run fc-cache manually, I
>> just wait a short time after adding a font.
So this boils down to the following question:
Is fontconfig automatically run Windows if a font changes (in one of
the directories observed by fontconfig)?
Or to formulate it differently:
On Windows, does TeXLive install fontconfig as a background program
that is capable of monitoring the system font directories? [Note
that it is not necessary to handle fonts within TeXLive, AFAIK,
since XeTeX and friends can use the texlsr data base.]
In case the answer is yes, the next question would be
On Windows, does the TeXLive installer provides an interface to
configure the directories observed by fontconfig?
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