Bug 179522 - embedded_bitmap patch erroneously got dropped when Xorg went modular
embedded_bitmap patch erroneously got dropped when Xorg went modular
Status: CLOSED UPSTREAM
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: libXft (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: X/OpenGL Maintenance List
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Blocks: FC7Target
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Reported: 2006-01-31 21:16 EST by sangu
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-05-03 18:37:48 EDT
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patch to current spec file (760 bytes, patch)
2006-02-02 01:08 EST, Tim Mayberry
no flags Details | Diff
patch to support embeddedbitmap fontconfig option (1.31 KB, patch)
2006-02-02 01:10 EST, Tim Mayberry
no flags Details | Diff
Screenshot of application without patch. (63.19 KB, image/png)
2006-02-02 01:12 EST, Tim Mayberry
no flags Details
Screenshot of application with patch. (31.87 KB, image/png)
2006-02-02 01:13 EST, Tim Mayberry
no flags Details


External Trackers
Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
FreeDesktop.org 5808 None None None Never

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Description sangu 2006-01-31 21:16:10 EST
Description of problem:
Please See bug 164374

KDE and mozilla(and epiphany, yelp, devhelp, liferea) use libXft.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
2.1.8.2-2

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Comment 1 Ray Strode [halfline] 2006-01-31 22:08:37 EST
So just to be clear, a patch to Xft that was applied to the modular Xorg tree
didn't make it through the modular transition.  bug 164374 fixes gtk apps
because gtk apps use cairo now instead of Xft for text rendering, but the old
patch needs to be added back to xft (now in the libXft package) for things to
look good in KDE and mozilla.
Comment 2 Mike A. Harris 2006-02-01 03:13:52 EST
Does anyone know why this patch is not part of the upstream libXft
proper?
Comment 3 Tim Mayberry 2006-02-01 22:30:19 EST
It looks as though there is a patch relevant to this in the upstream tracker
https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1579 but there hasn't been any
activity on that bug in a fair while. Only a small part of that patch is
relevant to embedded bitmaps so I've created a new patch and I'm in the process
testing it.

As far as upstream goes, as soon as I can verify that the patch is ok I'll
submit the same patch against cvs head in the upstream tracker and see what the
response is.
Comment 4 Tim Mayberry 2006-02-02 01:08:31 EST
Created attachment 124031 [details]
patch to current spec file
Comment 5 Tim Mayberry 2006-02-02 01:10:54 EST
Created attachment 124032 [details]
patch to support embeddedbitmap fontconfig option

A patch for libXft so that the fontconfig embeddedbitmap option is supported.
Comment 6 Tim Mayberry 2006-02-02 01:12:58 EST
Created attachment 124033 [details]
Screenshot of application without patch.

Just a screenshot to show what the result of this patch is.
Comment 7 Tim Mayberry 2006-02-02 01:13:49 EST
Created attachment 124034 [details]
Screenshot of application with patch.
Comment 8 Mike A. Harris 2006-02-03 06:51:06 EST
Please submit the patch to upstream X.Org bugzilla for review.  Once it
has been reviewed and accepted upstream, and committed into CVS, we'll
reconsider adding it to a future FC libXft build.

Thanks in advance.
Comment 9 Mike A. Harris 2006-03-07 07:35:16 EST
Once upstream maintainers have released Xft with this support built in, we
will include it in a future OS release, and may consider it as a Fedora
update also.
Comment 10 sangu 2007-02-14 22:48:11 EST
Please See : https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=5808

Doesn't libxft have maintainer?
Comment 11 Adam Jackson 2007-05-03 18:37:48 EDT
Tracking this upstream.

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