[Xorg] The continuing misadventures of freetype-cthulhu

Egbert Eich eich at pdx.freedesktop.org
Mon Aug 2 10:55:22 PDT 2004

Adam Jackson writes:
 > http://freedesktop.org/~ajax/ft2.1.8-badness.png
 > Notice how the headlines are inconsistent.  The fragments at the top of the 
 > third headline were caused by scrolling; presumably the glyph metrics 
 > magically changed between the first and second render passes, so firefox 
 > didn't repaint a big enough area.
 > What the screenshot doesn't show is the extremely poor load time and the N 
 > cores I generated trying to take the screenshot.  Moving the freetype libs 
 > in /usr/X11R6/lib out of my ld.so search path makes the problem go away.

OK, looks like a problem.

How did you compile the code? With freetype 2.1.8 or freetype 2.1.7?
It looks like there may be a binary compatibility problem between the
two versions. 


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