[Fontconfig] crappy ttf with readhat 9

Keith Packard keithp at keithp.com
Sun Jun 29 12:44:50 EST 2003

Around 22 o'clock on Jun 28, jean.guldener at freesurf.fr wrote:

> but when I use "Verdena 12" in gedit the fonts are displayed crappy.

That's probably because the FreeType library you're using hasn't got the 
TrueType hinting code compiled in.  The RH source RPM for FreeType 
includes the appropriate patch to enable hinting; you should try building 
that with the right option (sorry, I don't know what it is).


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