[arch-general] pango 1:1.44-1 Renders Bitmap Fonts as Boxes.

David Rosenstrauch darose at darose.net
Sun Jul 28 18:35:57 UTC 2019

On 7/28/19 7:49 AM, Ralph Corderoy wrote:
> Hi,
> To save others' time, on upgrading to pango 1:1.44-1 today my terminal
> emulator and other programs displayed empty boxes instead of bitmap-font
> glyphs.  This is due to deliberate dropping of support by Pango.
> https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/pango/issues/386
> I don't think xterm(1) uses Pango given ldd(1)'s output, and it's
> happily displaying nice crisp glyphs.

Yeah, I just discovered this the hard way.  Very annoying.  Doesn't seem 
like there's any fix/workaround either.


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