Re: KDE 3.1rc6 & fonts
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On Saturday 11 Jan 2003 10:56 pm, Mario J. Barchéin Molina wrote:
> El Saturday 11 January 2003 23:33, Emmanuel BERRE escribió:
> > Hello,
> > I have updated debian sid last thursday and since I can't use fonts
> > like Nexus or Outcast with KDE. When I select one of this fonts it
> > appears like an helvetica font scheme with a big space size between
> > each characters. I tried to switch on and off antialiasing systeù but
> > nothing changes.
> > Something strange, is that I wasn't able to use antiliasing before
> > this update, when I chose it, nothing happened. Is there a link
> > between the two things ?
> > I just want to know if others have the same problème in order to
> > submit a bug report ?
> Yes, I have the same problem with the Linux konsole font, and possibly
> others. I also see the Helvetica font with big spacing In some fonts.
> The antialiasing started to work for me when I installed the sid
> packages, like you. With my previous custom-compiled KDE 3.1
> antialiasing didn't work. I don't know if this is related to the
> fontconfig package changes.
I too have the problem - and whats more, it only happens on one machine and
not the other. I am convinced it first occurred when I installed the
fontconfig package - and although removing the package varies the behaviour,
I can't get it to go back like it was. I suspect it has something to do with
upgrading to libxft2 - but what I don't know.
I used qt designer to write a test program to see if that was the problem, but
I can't get my test programme to reproduce the problem. I am slowing working
up to build a complete chrooted test environment and then to compile kde from
scratch and put debug on.
I have also reported it as a bug at bugs.kde.org
- - but have had no feedback that anyone else has the problem. I posted here
asking someone to check things but noone did. There is a screen dump of the
problem which I attached to the bug report - it can be found here
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