[MPlayer-dev-eng] Fontconfig support not working as expected
diego at biurrun.de
Thu Dec 18 06:12:01 CET 2003
Arwed von Merkatz writes:
> On Wed, Dec 10, 2003 at 07:08:48PM +0200, ismail 'cartman' dönmez wrote:
> > 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.
And it is missing from the man page... What about this entry:
Enables the usage of fontconfig managed fonts.
And yes, I agree that it should default to on. If you have it
installed you will expect it to work.
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