Ligatures in arabic fonts

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at
Mon Feb 27 04:27:47 PST 2012

On Mon, Feb 27, 2012 at 01:11:03PM +0100, Tomáš Chvátal wrote:
> Hello guys,
> I have bug reported at gentoo [1] which I am not entirely sure how to sort out.
> I suspected graphite2 to be the culprit but it is indeed broken with
> both system and internal one.
> Also if I build the libreoffice on the same machine with generic
> ./ build which pulls most of the packages as internal the
> feature works as desired.
> So my question is, do you know what area of LO is responsible for this
> ligatures and any suggestions how to debug this?

This is likely to be an ICU issue, may be it is this issue:

and ICU bug ticket:

> There is testcase attached to the bug which I can reproduce so anyone
> who can do so on different distro that built with system libs (debian)
> and confirm they have the issue or tell me that the issue is not
> present there would be helpful.

No problem here with official 3.5 build as will as git master.


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