> Fonts do not depend on anything. Many packages in the repositories,
> however, include fontconfig and xorg-mkfontscale as dependecies. Those
> were required when font packages needed to use install scripts to update
> the font cache – a lot of duplicate work now done by pacman hooks. If
> you install fontconfig or xorg-mkfontscale, all existing fonts in
> /usr/share/fonts/ will be cached making it unnecessary to force people
> to use fontconfig or mkfontscale.