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Re: possible font bug in 4.3

On Tue, Nov 18, 2003 at 01:15:50AM -0500, Peter Constantinidis wrote:
> I was surfing some font webpages and I came across this snippet of text:
> "Make sure you are not using the freetype version included in XFree86 4.3,
> as it has bugs that significantly degrade most fonts, including Vera. if
> you build XFree86 4.3 from source yourself, you may have installed this
> broken version without intending it (as I did). Vera was verified with the
> recently released Freetype 2.1.4. On many systems, 'ldd" can be used to see
> which freetype shared library is actually being used."
> Thought I'd share this possible heads-up..

We don't use that version.  Our experimental XFree86 4.3.0 packages use
external Xrender, Xft, FontConfig, and Xcursor libraries.

G. Branden Robinson                |
Debian GNU/Linux                   |     Music is the brandy of the damned.
branden@debian.org                 |     -- George Bernard Shaw
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