Re: Please test: Netscape 4.73 packages with CJK support
On Sun, Jul 16, 2000 at 09:50:00PM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
> [Apologies for private mail to so many people.]
I am doing the same, so, my apologies too. :-)
> On Wed, Jul 12, 2000 at 10:04:19AM +0200, Torsten Landschoff wrote:
> > If I understand your description correctly this option is never harmful but
> > very useful for some setups. Don't you think that the Debian setup should
> > pass this option per default? In that case please ask Branden if he can
> > do that (or file a bug, severity wishlist, on xserver-common).
> -deferglyph 16 has been in place in the default /etc/X11/xdm/Xservers file
> for quite a while.
Yes, we know. (Thanks, BTW!) As you may have read from other posts, from
Debian JP developers, the suggestion is to make "startx" uses "-deferglyphs
16" by default too, because the people running into problem with xfs-xtt &
xserver are the ones who run X manually with startx and didn't know they
needed to use "startx -- -deferglyphs 16".
The suggestion from SANO-san is to modify /usr/X11R6/bin/startx,
whereas the suggestion from ISHIKAWA-san is to
"#define DEFAULT_GLYPH_CACHING_MODE CACHE_16_BIT_GLYPHS"
in fonts.h. Their messages were posted to firstname.lastname@example.org,
so you've probably read them already. Methinks both of these are excellent
ideas, so, take your pick, or heaven forbids, let's do both! ;-)
> I am adding "deferglyphs = 16" to the default xfs config file for 3.3.6-10.
Hey, that would be a nice idea! :-) Although the 16bit CJK PCF fonts aren't
anywhere as huge as the TrueType ones, it would definitely make loading
those PCF fonts faster. :-) Thanks!
Anthony Fok Tung-Ling Civil and Environmental Engineering
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