Bug 238058 - Pango kerns incorrectly after update
Summary: Pango kerns incorrectly after update
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: pango
Version: 8
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Behdad Esfahbod
QA Contact:
Whiteboard: bzcl34nup
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2007-04-26 20:57 UTC by Jay Turner
Modified: 2015-01-08 00:15 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2009-01-09 04:36:36 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)
Screenshot of something demonstrating bad kerning in pango (17.56 KB, image/png)
2007-06-12 17:39 UTC, Lubomir Kundrak
no flags Details

Description Lubomir Kundrak 2007-04-26 20:57:05 UTC
Description of problem:

Pango renders some pairs of glyphs very ugly, presumably differently
from how it should. It did not happen after install.

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


How reproducible:

With updated pango.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Look how "Te," "To," etc. combinations look.
Actual results:


Expected results:


Additional info:

I am not sure which update caused this and am lazy to check it.
You might remember, that I pinged on IRC some weeks after I noticed it :)

Comment 1 Lubomir Kundrak 2007-06-06 07:19:22 UTC
Are there any updates on what is done about this issue?

Comment 2 Behdad Esfahbod 2007-06-06 18:17:00 UTC
Can you attach a screenshot?

Comment 3 Lubomir Kundrak 2007-06-12 17:39:40 UTC
Created attachment 156812 [details]
Screenshot of something demonstrating bad kerning in pango

Sure. Hope this is enough.

Comment 4 Behdad Esfahbod 2007-06-13 21:26:27 UTC
And what are the versions of dejavu-fonts, dejavu-lgc-fonts, pango, and freetype?

Comment 5 Lubomir Kundrak 2007-06-14 12:31:07 UTC
$ rpm -q dejavu-fonts dejavu-lgc-fonts pango freetype
package dejavu-fonts is not installed
$ rpm -qa |grep dejavu

Comment 6 Lubomir Kundrak 2007-09-21 09:22:16 UTC
Ping on this issue.

Comment 7 Liang Zhang 2007-09-28 09:01:19 UTC
The upstream bug:

Comment 8 Liang Zhang 2007-09-29 03:40:26 UTC
The above bug in the upstream bugzilla was "OBSOLETE".

Comment 9 Lubomir Kundrak 2007-10-01 10:04:31 UTC
Confirmed also in rawhide's pango-1.18.2-1.fc8

Comment 10 Bug Zapper 2008-04-04 07:07:05 UTC
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Comment 13 Bug Zapper 2009-01-09 04:36:36 UTC
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