Re: [gtk-list] Re: Anti-aliased fonts (was: GdkFonts (or rather, fonts in X))

Bernhard Herzog <> writes:

> Derek Simkowiak <> writes:
> > 	So: What do we need to do to automagically take advantage of the
> > new anti-aliased fonts in XFree86 4.0?  Can we get this into Gtk+ 1.4?
> Does XFree86 4.0 really support anti-aliased text? The RELNOTES and
> README.font don't mention this *at all*. If it really does, where can I
> find more information about this?
> AFAICR, all I've ever heard or read about this were posts to
> mailing-list or USENET and never an official statement from the XFree86
> project.

There is some code for an extension for really simply 2-bit
anti-aliasing in the XFree86 4.0 source tree; the note in the .cf file

 * Build the Antialiased Font Extension (this has been abandoned, at least
 * temporarily)
#ifndef BuildXantiExt
# define BuildXantiExt                  NO


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