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Bug#219550: redraw problems with Xft

Package: xterm
Version: 4.3.0-0pre1v4
Severity: normal

With certain fonts and font sizes in Xft mode, xterm draws characters so
that they partially lie in the character cell below; these characters
are subsequently not erased properly, leading to an unsightly display.
This is particularly noticeable with the "_" character in Andale Mono at
large sizes.

This is fixed in the latest upstream xterm; looking at the upstream
changelog I believe the relevant change is patch #180:

	make height of TrueType fonts match ascent+descent (patch by
	Keith Packard).

That upstream version also makes underlining work with Xft rendering,
which would be nice to have too.



-- System Information:
Debian Release: testing/unstable
Architecture: i386
Kernel: Linux erdos 2.4.21-cjp-erdos-3 #1 Sun Aug 24 01:18:50 WST 2003 i686
Locale: LANG=en_AU.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_AU.UTF-8

Versions of packages xterm depends on:
ii  libc6                     2.3.2.ds1-8    GNU C Library: Shared libraries an
ii  libexpat1                 1.95.6-6       XML parsing C library - runtime li
ii  libfontconfig1            2.2.1-8        generic font configuration library
ii  libfreetype6              2.1.5-3        FreeType 2 font engine, shared lib
ii  libncurses5               5.3.20030719-3 Shared libraries for terminal hand
ii  libxaw7                   4.2.1-13       X Athena widget set library
ii  libxft2                   2.1.2-4        FreeType-based font drawing librar
ii  libxrender1               0.8.3-4        X Rendering Extension client libra
ii  xlibs [libxpm4]           4.3.0-0pre1v4  X Window System client libraries

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