XFree and freetype2

Dan Osterrath do3 at mail.inf.tu-dresden.de
Mon Sep 9 05:18:29 PDT 2002


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Am Samstag, 7. September 2002 23:53 schrieb Bruce Dubbs:
> OK, I looked at the changelog.  XFree86 uses freetype 2.0.6 which was
> pretty current when Xfree 4.2 was released (Jan 2002). As best I can
> tell, there have been 2.0.7,  2.0.8, 2.1, and 2.1.2 released since then.
>  Looking at the changelog there have been a couple of of improvements
> that are labeled minor, but a lot of the changes were to fix build
> issues, remove compiler warnings, ensure support for OSX and other
> improvements that don't look like they affect Linux.  There is one
> comment about a 5% performance improvement, but I believe that is
> discussing rendering Adobe pdf files.  In the overall execution of
> XFree86, I doubt that improvment would be noticeable by the user.

I've got some TTF's that seemes to be some kind of incompatible with XFree's 
freetype but not with the actual release of freetype. Of course this is an 
issue of these TTF's (copied from some Windows machine) but now they work and 
that's what I want.

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