[arch-dev-public] fontconfig 2.10.1 will require user interaction

Gaetan Bisson bisson at archlinux.org
Wed Sep 5 08:11:21 EDT 2012

[2012-09-05 13:23:33 +0200] Andreas Radke:
> News draft:

May I suggest the following version:

fontconfig 2.10.1 update - manual intervention required

Symlinks formerly created by the post_install script of fontconfig will
now be part of the package starting with version 2.10.1. To resolve the
detected conflicts, you may safely force this upgrade by running:

  pacman -Syf fontconfig
  pacman -Su

Remember that most system-wide fontconfig configuration tasks (such as
enabling auto-hinting, sub-pixel rendering, or lcd-filter) should be
done by creating symlinks from files under /etc/fonts/conf.avail to

For details, see https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Font_Configuration
and https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Fonts.

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