[cairo] Awful PDF output from Evince

Carlos Garcia Campos carlosgc at gnome.org
Wed Dec 2 01:08:16 PST 2009

Excerpts from Behdad Esfahbod's message of mar dic 01 22:51:14 +0100 2009:
> On 11/26/2009 05:32 PM, Adrian Johnson wrote:
> > Behdad Esfahbod wrote:
> >> No, on the contrary: it includes thousands of small fallback images,
> >> typically a few pixels wide and high!
> >
> > This looks like it is printing each Type 3 glyph as an image. This was a
> > bug that was fixed in poppler 0.12.0 when I made poppler-cairo use user
> > fonts for Type 3 fonts. It works for me using poppler master.
> I updated to poppler master.  That fixed the print issue, but then evince 
> renders those Type3 fonts unreadably distorted and pixelated.  Have not 
> debugged it yet.

This is another cairo bug introduced by this commit:


> Independently, it probably makes sense to merge nearby fallback areas...
> behdad
Carlos Garcia Campos
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