[MPlayer-dev-eng] Fontconfig support not working as expected

Arwed von Merkatz v.merkatz at gmx.net
Thu Dec 11 00:15:48 CET 2003

On Wed, Dec 10, 2003 at 07:08:48PM +0200, ismail 'cartman' dönmez wrote:
> Hi,
> cartman at southpark:~$ mplayer -font "Arial" /home/cartman/MultiMedia/Bomfunk\ 
> Mc\'s\ B-Boy\ Fly\ Girls.avi
run mplayer -fontconfig -font Arial
Alex added the -fontconfig switch to allow usage of font files with a
fontconfig enabled mplayer.
Shouldn't it default to fontconfig? The whole point of using fontconfig
is that the user shouldn't have to care about fonts, so having to enable
fontconfig usage feels wrong to me.

Arwed v. Merkatz
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