[OpenJDK 2D-Dev] what is CompileFontConfig?

Phil Race philip.race at oracle.com
Tue Aug 23 17:02:08 UTC 2011

Yes it creates bfc files which are faster to load than the source version.
OpenJDK *can* use those files  created as a custom fontconfig.properties
and if you are on Windows you don't have fontconfig API.

So in short it is still needed and useful.


On 8/23/11 4:49 AM, Aekold Helbrass wrote:
> Good day All!
> Tell me please what is CompileFontConfig and how is it used in
> OpenJDK? As far as I understand - it creates those *.bfc files from
> text ones, but why OpenJDK needs it if it is possible to use
> fontconfig API to get default desktop fonts?
> Thanx!

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