fontconfig update uglifies fonts

Russell L. Carter rcarter at
Sat Aug 27 16:15:13 UTC 2016

On 08/27/16 04:01, Raphael Kubo da Costa wrote:
> Raphael Kubo da Costa <rakuco at> writes:
>> You can either change the HINTING option when building the port or
>> create a ~/.config/fontconfig/fonts.conf with something like this:
>> <?xml version='1.0'?>
>> <!DOCTYPE fontconfig SYSTEM 'fonts.dtd'>
>> <fontconfig>
>>  <match target="font">
>>   <edit mode="assign" name="hintstyle">
>>    <const>hintnone</const>
>>   </edit>
>>  </match>
>> </fontconfig>
> "hintnone" was just an example and is likely the opposite of what you
> want. In your specific case you probably need "hintmedium" or
> "hintfull".

Ah, that's a lot quicker technique than changing the fontconfig option
and then rebuilding all the dependent ports.


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