[Buildroot] [PATCH] freetype: Add config option for bzip2 compressed font support
peter at korsgaard.com
Tue Feb 3 15:59:26 UTC 2015
>>>>> "Arnout" == Arnout Vandecappelle <arnout at mind.be> writes:
>>> So unless you can show me a use case where it makes a real impact, it's a
>> The menu we're using (GMenu2X) uses FreeType via SDL_ttf, not via a large
>> GUI toolkit. Dropping the libbzip2 dependency reduces the number of
>> libraries loaded from 12 to 11. I haven't benchmarked how many milliseconds
>> of a difference that makes in startup time.
>> Note that the only place where bzip2 compression is actually supported by
>> FreeType is when opening PCF files. Disabling the feature has no effect on
>> support for other font formats such as TTF.
> Okay, let's leave it up to the Benevolent Dictator to make the call. If it's a
> go, and the depends on is changed into a select like Maxime requested, it gets
> my Reviewed-by: Arnout Vandecappelle (Essensium/Mind) <arnout at mind.be>
Sorry - We discussed it at the Buildroot developer days, and agreed that
it it isn't worth the trouble to have an explicit option for this.
Bye, Peter Korsgaard
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