fontconfig package

Corinna Vinschen
Thu Oct 12 11:07:00 GMT 2006

On Oct 12 16:42, djh wrote:
> Who is managing the "fontconfig"  packagage.

Right now, nobody.

> I found that the newest version, 2.4.1, found at 
> builds well  in the current cygwin development environment.
> Newer versions of fontconfig are required for some newer applications,
> such as ImageMagick.
> I would like to request that the newer version of fontconfig please be
> added to the cygwin distribution package.
> If there is anything I can do to help to get this done please let me know.

The package is up for grabs by a new maintainer, as is ImageMagick and a
couple of other packages, see

If you want to take a stab at becoming maintainer for orphaned packages
in the Cygwin distro, see


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