[arch-dev-public] fc-cache in install scriptlets

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Sat Jan 3 06:58:23 UTC 2015

On 03/01/15 16:53, Allan McRae wrote:
> Hi,
> What is the correct way to us fc-cache in install scriptlets and can we
> standardise it?
> Currently I see:
> fc-cache -s
> fc-cache -f
> fc-cache -fs
> and various pointing to /dev/null (do these even generate output without
> using -v?)
> It looks like for installing font packages, we should only be using -s.
>  It also runs about 1000x times faster than -f on my system.
> If that is correct, I will create a rebuild list to get this fixed.
> Any comments?

I found a bunch of bugs reporting that we should be doing -s.  Some of
them have been fixed...

I'll make a rebuild list to get this done.


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