multimedia/mencoder - why do we build it without fontconfig support?

Eygene Ryabinkin rea at
Thu Dec 30 18:37:43 UTC 2010

Thu, Dec 30, 2010 at 06:53:09PM +0100, Michal Varga wrote:
> So the question stands - is there anything to gain by having fontconfig
> support forcefully disabled? After all this is mencoder we're talking
> about, one dependency more or less is just a drop in the ocean. And the
> current state really makes our mencoder kind of crippled...

That's an almost obvious statement, but we can introduce an OPTION
for the fontconfig support.  What to have as the default, ON or OFF,
is the question about why currently fontconfig is disabled.
Eygene Ryabinkin                                        ,,,^..^,,,
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