[MPlayer-dev-eng] [PATCH] fontconfig font lookup support

Alex Beregszaszi alex at fsn.hu
Sun Dec 7 16:09:57 CET 2003


> trying again to get some feedback on my fontconfig support patch.
> This patch enables mplayer/mencoder to use fontconfig to get a
> truetype/type1 font for rendering the osd and subtitles. It defaults
> to the 'sans-serif' font, and makes it possible to use -font
> <fontconfig font name> to choose a different font. This makes it a lot
> easier to switch the font, e.g. i use the Vera Sans font (which
> sans-serif maps to on my system) most of the time, but i have some
> files with UTF-8 subtitles that include characters that aren't
> included in Vera, so i just start those files with mplayer -font
> "Bitstream Cyberbit" and have it use a font with a better unicode
> coverage.
Could you send a new patch for current CVS?

Alex Beregszaszi <alex at fsn.hu>
(MPlayer Core Developer -- http://www.mplayerhq.hu/)

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