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

Yurii Kolesnykov root at yurikoles.com
Tue Jul 30 08:03:20 UTC 2019

Maybe some good people could just fork it? 
Like LinuxMint or Gentoo?

> 30 лип. 2019 р. о 05:53 Eli Schwartz via arch-general <arch-general at archlinux.org> написав(ла):
> On 7/29/19 10:35 PM, David C. Rankin wrote:
>> So Gnome just KDE4'ed pango Type 1 support. It is bewildering why support
>> simply can't remain. Nothing like pacman -Syu and having things break --
>> things that have been working -- forever.
>> Whatever the fight between Cairo and Pango over FC_face locking -- that seems
>> like what needs to be fixed instead of simply dropping support for an entire
>> class of fonts.
>> Progress. Oh well.
> Yes, '"progress"' just about sums up gnome. Though I think KDE4 had a
> better excuse for being dropped. ;)
> Of course, given the blog post in which all this is being discussed, it
> would also be nice if pango actually had active contributors.
> Apparently, people really interested in making fonts better, are in rare
> supply. (Not that I can really sympathize, since I'm not even much
> interested in caring what fonts look like when they're installed on my
> computer.)
> -- 
> Eli Schwartz
> Bug Wrangler and Trusted User

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