Problem with fonts in xterm / Xorg 7.2

Peter Keller muzh at
Mon Apr 9 04:08:09 PDT 2007

On Mon, 09 Apr 2007 19:47:06 Fix wrote:
> On 4/9/07, Lauri Kasanen <curaga at> wrote:
> > This was discussed a while ago. It is a bug in freetype: The book advises
> > to use a sed command to enable bytecode interpreter, but that is broken
> > in that version and causes fonts looking like that...
> What versions are broken? I use freetype-2.3.2, not 2.1.10 as in the book.
> Fix

I think you should probably downgrade to 2.1.10.  See
What do the more knowledgeable among us say?


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