Using fontconfig

Huw D M Davies h.davies1 at
Sun Sep 7 09:15:16 CDT 2003

On Sun, Sep 07, 2003 at 02:51:39PM +0100, Mike Hearn wrote:
> Hi to anybody who knows about fonts,
> It'd be nice to use fontconfig in future to locate font installation
> paths. There is a simple API:
> FcStrList FcConfigGetFontDirs (FcConfig   *config);
> which should let us use a small part of it, even if we don't use all of
> it. It means we don't need to make the user manually configure font
> paths.
> Does anybody know how hard this would be?

I've done this for CrossOver 2.1 and hopefully we'll merge it into
winehq soon.  Rather than a directory by directory approach, I'm
walking the entire font list and using any TrueType fonts that I come


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