Re: the big jump forward

On Sun, 2005-09-25 at 10:17 -0500, William Lovaton wrote:
> Matthias,
> These are very good news and looking at the kind of tests that you are
> asking for, I'm willing to check this out.
> Right now my machine is a Fedora Core 4 system with all the official
> updates installed.  Is it possible for you to set up an RPM package
> somewhere for this new version of fontconfig to be installed on a FC4
> system?  or this is for rawhide only?  What version of GTK+ would be
> required?
> If you can't do that, is it possible to compile fontconfig from source
> overwriting the existing installation?
> Due to bandwidth limits I can't afford updating to rawhide every day.
> Thanx for your hard work,

fontconfig does not depend on much beyond freetype and expat, thus it
should be easy to compile 2.3.90 on an FC4 system. I have put totally
unofficial and untested rpms at
They have been built against rawhide, but they will probably work on
FC4 as well. 


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