[vlc-devel] OSD fonts without fontconfig

Jean-Baptiste Kempf jb at videolan.org
Sun May 8 00:22:44 CEST 2011

On Sat, May 07, 2011 at 11:10:57PM +0200, Jakob Leben wrote :
> I see in current git that fontconfig is disabled by default.
> Now (on Linux) whatever font is select in Qt preferences, it won't get
> loaded (freetype error: "failed to load font file %s...").
> I see the font file is simply equated to font family, as HAVE_STYLES is not
> defined, and thus fails to load. If I change code to force full path to a
> specific font file on my system, it works.

Then use fontconfig, on Linux.
If you don't, you must use full path, of course...

> I also see comments on bug tracker suggesting that fontconfig is not used
> from 1.2 on, so I was wondering if my issue is indeed a bug and if a fix is
> planned?

You shall read better the bug tracker comments, I think...

Jean-Baptiste Kempf
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