[arch-general] GTK2 GUIs became a PITA after upgrade

Ralf Mardorf silver.bullet at zoho.com
Mon Apr 11 09:15:09 UTC 2016

On Mon, 11 Apr 2016 06:54:20 +0530, Sujith Manoharan wrote:
>For me, the recent fontconfig package in testing has changed the way
>bold fonts are rendered.

I also have a broken font rendering since yesterday and I'm neither
using testing nor was fontconfig upgraded yesterday.

[2016-03-29 08:01] [ALPM] upgraded fontconfig (2.11.1-2 -> 2.11.94-1)
[2016-03-31 09:27] [ALPM] upgraded lib32-fontconfig (2.11.1-1 ->

On Mon, 11 Apr 2016 12:30:44 +1000, Andrew Ridgway wrote:
>I have found avoiding gtk3 where possible atm is helping.

I prefer GTK2 apps over GTK3 apps since a long time ago, that's why I'm
using Claws,  spacefm-gtk2 and other apps.

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