Problem with fonts in xterm / Xorg 7.2

linux23dragon linux23dragon at iprimus.com.au
Tue Apr 10 12:05:45 PDT 2007


On Mon, 2007-04-09 at 23:08 +1200, Peter Keller 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.
> >
> > Fix
> 
> 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?
> 
> Peter
> 
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I've used freetype-2.1.10.  Works good for both Xorg-7.1 and Xorg-7.2.
No problems here.



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