Re: xft and xfree86-truetype-fonts
On Thu, Aug 08, 2002 at 10:28:11PM -0700, Michael Cardenas wrote:
> > I'd rather wait until Keith has given some indication that the code is
> > stable before I'd even want to consider patching up to it.
> > Most likely, the best approach is just to get it with the rest of 4.3.0
> > when that is released.
> Don't you think that we could include it now in testing or in
> unstable? I'll probably be making a deb package for it for lindows, so
> if you're interested, let me know and I'll post it somewhere so people
> can test it.
Xft2 and fontconfig are probably still a bit experimental. But yes,
Red Hat developers have been experimenting with it in Rawhide. Note
that the Xft1 -> Xft2 upgrade will affect quite a few package,
including XFree86, Qt, Gtk2, and probably more. Do figure out the
roadmap before diving into it. :-)
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