[cairo] Fwd: Re: Time for a release ?

Heiko Lewin hlewin at gmx.de
Tue Nov 17 21:14:29 UTC 2020

Forgot to put the list on CC....

I would say "Feel free top open a bug report", but is this related to
https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/cairo/cairo/-/merge_requests/1 ?
This could depend on the config of freetype, or cairos default behviour
could have changed.
I don't know - a small test case showing the problem would be nice.

On 11/17/20 7:38 PM, Dave Yeo wrote:
> On 11/17/20 06:10 AM, Uli Schlachter wrote:
>>> [...] however I cannot remember the test-suite passing at
>>> any time,
>> Yup, I never saw the test suite passing either.
> My understanding is that the testsuite requires exactly the right
> versions of the various fonts, ghostscript and likely other things and
> likely only ever passed on the original developers setup.
> In the real world, I tried using the latest (well recent) Cairo with
> Firefox and I see some fonts where the beginning of the font is faint
> or non-existing. An F where the vertical stroke is missing for
> example, only at the beginning of lines and mostly where Firefox fakes
> system menus. This might be partially caused by the system font but
> still seems to be a regression.
> Dave

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