[ft-devel] Re: xorg crashes with freetype2-2.1.10
hintak_leung at yahoo.co.uk
Wed Jul 20 21:24:45 GMT 2005
Jeremy Messenger wrote:
> On Wed, 20 Jul 2005 00:39:56 -0500, Joe Marcus Clarke
> Okay, I have played with it more.. Guess what? Hin-Tak is right about
> rename the name do cause the trouble for freetype2 2.1.10 with no
> patch. The old freetype2 do accept the rename but not now in freetype2
> no-crash: Run those..
> # cd /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/webfonts
> # rm fonts.*
> # mkfontscale
> # mkfontdir
> # fc-cache -f -v
> crash: Same way above, but rename all microsoft and monotype to
> no-crash: Edit x11-fonts/webfonts/Makefile by remove the rename
> microsoft and monotype part. Just leave name default.
> crash: Leave x11-fonts/webfonts/Makefile alone and let rename
> microsoft and monotype to webfonts.
> I think I am going to modify webfonts to use mkfontscale and mkfontdir
> since it comes with xorg and remove the rename part. Then contact to
> the maintainer with patch.
Hmm, the first (font vendor) part is not arbitrary - I think mkfontdir read
the fonts themselves to work out the vendor part - 'webfont' is most certainly
not consistent with what the font file itself says.
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