Re: [Gimp-developer] List of dependencies (versions and configuration options) for GIMP on Windows


ok I think I got misleaded. The official Windows package maintainer is
actually Jernej, isn't it?
Anyway see below about the unpatched Windows package.


On Wed, Nov 6, 2013 at 11:31 AM, Jehan Pagès <jehan marmottard gmail com> wrote:

On Sun, Sep 29, 2013 at 11:19 PM, Jehan Pagès
<jehan marmottard gmail com> wrote:

On Thu, Sep 26, 2013 at 2:50 PM, Jehan Pagès <jehan marmottard gmail com> wrote:

On Mon, Sep 23, 2013 at 1:51 AM, Michael Henning
<drawoc darkrefraction com> wrote:
At the time I fixed this, Jernej's builds did not exhibit the problem
because they used an older version of fontconfig. I did not report
this upstream because it's a configuration issue, but now that I think
about it, the defaults should perhaps be changed on windows (or maybe
when cross compiling).

Yes I am not sure if upstream or else, but definitely somethings
should be done *somewhere*, otherwise we might have various new
developers to the team (or the same ones, forgetting it happened
already) scratching their head with this problem every 6 months. The
simple fact that the last Windows build is broken even though you had
this fixed from before this release is a sign there should be
something in place for this to not happen again. :-)

Just for information, I have now opened a report upstream:

The font bugs on Windows are still present in GIMP 2.8.8!
If we use an older version of fontconfig, Drawoc has a patch all ready
for this: build/windows/jhbuild/patches/fontconfig-fix-config-dir.patch
Other than that, we can just use fontconfig 2.11.0 (current stable),
or over when there will be. Fontconfig has the fix since 2.11.0.

Could we make sure the same process is applied for the Windows
nightbuilds (which use the patches in build/windows/) and the releases
(which apparently do not)? That makes it less useful to have
nightbuilds if we don't even provide the same in a release!

And can something be done for GIMP 2.8.8? Since it has just been out,
and that's not a change in GIMP itself, can we update the Windows
packages? Or once it is out, we say it is too late?



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