Problem with fonts in xterm / Xorg 7.2

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at gmail.com
Mon Apr 9 09:24:06 PDT 2007


On 4/9/07, Tijnema ! <tijnema at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 4/9/07, Peter Keller <muzh at ihug.co.nz> wrote:
> > On Mon, 09 Apr 2007 19:47:06 Fix wrote:
> > > On 4/9/07, Lauri Kasanen <curaga at operamail.com> 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.
> >
> > I think you should probably downgrade to 2.1.10.  See
> > http://freetype.sourceforge.net/freetype2/freetype-2.2.0.html
> > What do the more knowledgeable among us say?
>
> I think you should upgrade to freetype-2.3.3, it has just been
> released with a set of bug fixes, and i thought it fixes this problem
> too.

I say upgrade to 2.3.3 and add some information to our ticket to make
things easy on me :)

http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/ticket/1988

Here's the announcement for 2.3.3, and it does indeed have some fixes
for the bytecode interpreter.

http://lists.nongnu.org/archive/html/freetype-announce/2007-04/msg00000.html

--
Dan



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