[HarfBuzz] Building from git on OS X with Homebrew

Behdad Esfahbod behdad at behdad.org
Tue Mar 25 15:19:55 PDT 2014

On 14-03-25 03:17 PM, Jiang Jiang wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 25, 2014 at 11:14 PM, Behdad Esfahbod <behdad at behdad.org> wrote:
>>> In case anyone wondering (doesn't seemed to see any interests in this
>>> scenario), I managed to get it working by implementing a set of Core
>>> Text font_funcs for HarfBuzz:
>>> https://github.com/jjgod/harfbuzz/commit/08ac195ed88c157eaca82d462371ca0bf5fff81e
>> Thanks.  I have been wanting to do this.  Will check it out.
> There are things missing like getting kernings and things I totally
> forgot how to use like
> CTFontGetVerticalTranslationsForGlyphs(). Also I probably got the
> advances/bounding boxes wrong as I completely forgot the floating
> point/fixed point conversion details.

Thanks.  Still it's a huge improvement.  I've been working on builtin font
fallbacks (hb-ot-font.cc).  I'll try to clean these things a bit such that
best default is chosen automagically by default, the same way that is done for
Unicode callbacks.


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