Re: Pango draw() patch... messes fonts?
- From: "David Mohr" <damailings mcbf net>
- To: "Luis Rodrigo Gallardo Cruz" <rodrigo nul-unu com>
- Cc: sawfish-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Pango draw() patch... messes fonts?
- Date: Tue, 5 Feb 2008 18:47:23 -0700
On Feb 5, 2008 6:04 PM, Luis Rodrigo Gallardo Cruz <rodrigo nul-unu com> wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 20, 2008 at 05:41:20PM +0100, Janek Kozicki wrote:
> > Andrea Vettorello said: (by the date of Sun, 20 Jan 2008 15:10:04 +0100)
> > > > Janek Kozicki said: (by the date of Sat, 19 Jan 2008 21:18:50 +0100)
> > > >
> > > > this screenshot sets a record - selected font is different by about 20
> > > > pixels in size from the one used.
> > > >
> > > > I'm testing this on a debian etch fresh install.
> > >
> > > Same on Debian Sid.
> > >
> > > As it happens only with bitmap fonts, the first thing i thought was
> > > the screen DPI, but starting Xorg with different DPI lead to the same
> > > behaviour. I've searched if it's a Pango known bug but found nothing.
> > > As this doesn't happen with TTF fonts, i suspect we need to manage
> > > bitmap fonts differently from scalable fonts or we are missing
> > > something trivial.
> > ok. Thanks for testing.
> > So I think that better we will wait with this patch until this
> > problem will be solved, and apply it in next sawfish release.
> I've uploaded a new version of the patch to the wiki. I think the font
> sizing problems are gone, but I'm not completely positive, since I
> don't have the exact fonts that the screenshots display.
> Please test, I'd like it if we could add this patch for 1.3.3. That
> would make me feel less bad about having a "Fix Rodrigo's bugs" release.
I'd just like to comment that as a user, I'd muth rather have a "Fix
Rodrigo's bugs" release, than no releases at all :-). Thank you for
contributing to sawfish!
> Patch attached for your convenience, although the canonical location
> is the wiki.
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