fontconfig & imagemagick

Larry Hall (Cygwin X)
Tue Sep 19 15:00:00 GMT 2006

Wynfield Henman wrote:
> While building ImageMagick ImageMagick-6.2.9, I found out the the
> currently distributed
> cygwin fontconfig version to be too old (version 2.2 or so). and two
> years of developed have resulted in a (as of now) fontconfig-2.4.1.
> I found that this also builds well in the cygwin developement
> environment and seems to be aware of installing the
> usr/bin/cygfontconfig-1.dll files as well (As long as x-windows is not
> running).
> New version of fontconfig as found at:
> New version of ImageMagick found at:  
> I don't know how to find out who is in charge of the fontcont, but it
> should be updated for everyone.  I don't beleive I found ImageMagick
> in cygwin's respository, but is was a
> straight process to build.

This is really an X issue and should be discussed on the X list.  I've
reset the Reply-To, etc. to that list.  Please follow-up there as you
see fit.  Also, right now, there is no X maintainer so if you're looking
for updates, you'll need to find a volunteer or create the update yourself.
If you do the latter, perhaps you would consider becoming the maintainer? :-)

Larry Hall                    
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