xc/lib/font/FreeType/ in "XORG-RELEASE-1"-branch differs
roland.mainz at nrubsig.org
Sun Mar 14 12:49:33 PST 2004
Keith Packard wrote:
> > Consequently, in the case of such a font, the display of outline is not
> > accelerated at all. This is fatal in the CJK environment.
> Ok, I think we're on the same page then. If you don't like the API
> provided by FreeType, please ask them to extend it (and provide a sample
> implementation). They're very accomodating; we've already had many major
> additions included by them.
> > Please restore the code.
> Yes, I'd love to have FreeType fixed so we can accelerate this less common
> case. If you send them a nice patch, I imagine we'll see it included in
> FreeType 2.1.8.
Can you please restore the original code ? I guess the current version
in the "XORG-RELEASE-1"-branch will likely result in a horrible
The argument that a semi-private API is being used isn't that worse in
this case since Xfree86 codebase and other applications make use of that
API, too. If FreeType.org decides to change that all hell will break
If anybody still has problems with that we can link the matching
FreeType code statically.
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