Re: Gnome 2.0 antialiased fonts
On Fre, 2002-10-04 at 14:14, Alexis Sukrieh wrote:
> At 13:37 04/10/2002 +0200, Michel Dänzer wrote:
> >On Fre, 2002-10-04 at 12:07, Alexis Sukrieh wrote:
> > >
> > > Just a thing to underline : in debian unstable/experimental, Xfree doesn't
> > > load the xft module and then AA isn't enabled since user hack his
> > > XF86config-4 file...
> > >
> > > Just adding Load "xft" make the stuff working.
> >There's no xft XFree86 module, do you mean xtt? Anyway, that has nothing
> >to do with AA either.
> Well, tell me if I'm wrong but what I say is based on that :
> Xft is based on freetype,
> thus you must load the freetype module.
> Basically, edit your XF86Config (that can be called XF86Config-4 on some
> distributions such as RedHat or Mandrake) and make sure you have the
> following modules loaded in the Module section :
daenzer@tibook> find /usr/X11R6 -name \*xft\* ~
daenzer@tibook> grep -i xft /var/log/XFree86.* ~
Again: Xft is completely client side, it doesn't require a specific X
server runtime configuration.
> Maybe in my case it was just adding Load "freetype" I don"t know.
That may have help an app using TrueType fonts via the legacy X11 font
system, but not for AA.
Earthling Michel Dänzer (MrCooper)/ Debian GNU/Linux (powerpc) developer
XFree86 and DRI project member / CS student, Free Software enthusiast