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fc-glyph - display all fonts which contain specified glyphs
#include <stdio.h>
#include <stdlib.h>
#include <unistd.h>
#include <string.h>
#include <err.h>
#include <wchar.h>
#include <locale.h>
#include <fontconfig/fontconfig.h>
#define ARRAY_SIZE(x) (sizeof(x)/sizeof((x)[0]))
static FcChar8 *fmt = (unsigned char*)"%{file} (%{family})\n";
main(int argc, char *argv[])
setlocale(LC_ALL, "");
errx(1, "usage: fc-glyph [-f format] glyph [glyph...]");
int opt = 0;
while((opt = getopt(argc, argv, ":f:")) != -1){
case 'f':
fmt = (FcChar8 *)optarg;
case ':':
errx(1, "usage: fc-glyph [-f format] glyph [glyph...]");
FcPattern *pattern = FcPatternCreate();
FcFontSet *fontset = FcFontList(0, pattern, NULL);
* Provide a degree of room for the matching glyphs which are prefixed
* to the format string.
int width = (argc-1) * 2;
int nfont = fontset->nfont;
for(int i = 0; i < nfont; ++i){
FcPattern *font = fontset->fonts[i];
FcCharSet *charset = 0;
if(FcPatternGetCharSet(font, FC_CHARSET, 0, &charset) != FcResultMatch)
/* Should be enough for most reasonable cases. */
wchar_t buf[64] = {0};
size_t off = 0;
for(int j = optind; j < argc; ++j){
FcChar32 ch;
FcUtf8ToUcs4((FcChar8 *)argv[j], &ch, strlen(argv[j]));
if(!FcCharSetHasChar(charset, ch))
if(off <= ARRAY_SIZE(buf))
off += swprintf(buf+off, sizeof(buf)-off, L"%s ", argv[j]);
err(111, "glyph count exceeded %ld", ARRAY_SIZE(buf));
FcChar8 *format = FcPatternFormat(font, fmt);
fwprintf(stdout, L"%-*ls %s", width, buf, format);
PREFIX ?= /usr/local
bindir ?= $(PREFIX)/bin
CFLAGS ?= -g -O2 -Wall -Wextra -Wpedantic
override CFLAGS += $(shell pkg-config --cflags fontconfig)
override LDFLAGS += $(shell pkg-config --libs-only-L fontconfig)
LDLIBS := $(shell pkg-config --libs-only-l fontconfig)
all: fc-glyph
fc-glyph.o: fc-glyph.c
install -Dm0755 fc-glyph $(DESTDIR)$(bindir)/fc-glyph
$(RM) fc-glyph fc-glyph.o
.PHONY: all install clean
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