[Xorg] The continuing misadventures of freetype-cthulhu
ajax at nwnk.net
Mon Aug 2 14:54:22 PDT 2004
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On Monday 02 August 2004 13:55, Egbert Eich wrote:
> Adam Jackson writes:
> > http://freedesktop.org/~ajax/ft2.1.8-badness.png
> > Notice how the headlines are inconsistent. The fragments at the top of
> > the third headline were caused by scrolling; presumably the glyph
> > metrics magically changed between the first and second render passes, so
> > firefox didn't repaint a big enough area.
> > What the screenshot doesn't show is the extremely poor load time and the
> > N cores I generated trying to take the screenshot. Moving the freetype
> > libs in /usr/X11R6/lib out of my ld.so search path makes the problem go
> > away.
> OK, looks like a problem.
> How did you compile the code? With freetype 2.1.8 or freetype 2.1.7?
> It looks like there may be a binary compatibility problem between the
> two versions.
Firefox was built against 2.1.4, apparently. This is the minimum gentoo's
xorg-x11 package requires, odd in light of the 2.1.7 requirement for 6.7.0
I've heard mentioned here...
- - ajax
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