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

Arwed von Merkatz v.merkatz at gmx.net
Thu Dec 11 00:49:10 CET 2003

On Thu, Dec 11, 2003 at 12:54:01AM +0100, Alex Beregszaszi wrote:
> Hi,
> > > 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.
> > 
> > -fontconfig is useless imho too.
> You can add it to the config files, so no need to type it.
I don't think the option is useless, just that it should default to on.
Then people who still want to use raw font files can switch it off. Most
people are probably using truetype or type1 fonts by now.

Arwed v. Merkatz
Grimoire Guru for video
Grimoire Guru for xfce
Sourcemage GNU/Linux

More information about the MPlayer-dev-eng mailing list