[Xorg] CVS HEAD -- ftfuncs.c:931: error: structure has no membernamed `find_sbit_image'

Egbert Eich eich at pdx.freedesktop.org
Tue Aug 3 03:00:01 PDT 2004

Keith Whitwell writes:
 > Egbert Eich wrote:
 > It's interesting to see X.org work this problem through.  One thing that 
 > strikes me about the process is that people here are bending over backwards to 
 > avoid suprising the user, which is laudable.  What strikes me is that we 
 > aren't getting the same support from our 'upstream' projects - while there has 
 > been some flamage within X.org, I can't help but thinking freetype needs a 
 > boot up the backside if they really are introducing API changes and binary 
 > incompatibilities in point releases -- what's going on, what's being done 
 > about it, who takes responsibility?


you are right. We have several people here who have interacted with
the freetype folks in the past. Maybe they would volunteer to do
that. I'd also take responsibility however I feel we should first
discuss what we should ask them for and what we can offer to help 
It is not easy to always ensure full ABI compatibility. With the 
short release cycles of the freetype project there is not much 
time to give their code thorough testing.


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