Re: [dev] [dwm] adding WM_WINDOW_ROLE rule

From: Ethan Grammatikidis <>
Date: Sat, 31 Jul 2010 04:51:07 +0100

On 31 Jul 2010, at 3:33, Kris Maglione wrote:

> On Sat, Jul 31, 2010 at 02:12:39AM +0100, Ethan Grammatikidis wrote:
>> On 28 Jul 2010, at 2:24, Kris Maglione wrote:
>>> On Wed, Jul 28, 2010 at 11:55:14AM +0200, Uriel wrote:
>>> I have to admit that I don't make a strong distinction between XML
>>> and Java, but fontconfig really isn't X. It's just an external
>>> library like anything else.
>> Can you build or run the X server without fontconfig? I haven't
>> tried in years, but if I remember right the one time I tried, it
>> wouldn't work.
> Yes, you can. fontconfig is purely a client-side library. On the
> other hand, Xft requires it, and therefore so does everything built
> on GTK, Qt, FLTK, or Java. More sinister, ghostscript also requires
> it, and so does xetex (most distressingly). It will be a bad day
> when I meet Kieth Packard.

Must have been the libraries that wouldn't build, but I'm sure it was
core I don't think it was Xft, but if it was then some
essential lib had deps on Xft I didn't expect.
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