Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 58483
Upgrade to 2.0.6 for better quality AA rendering
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:39:04 EDT
Note that this release is a must have if you're using XFree86 with anti-aliased text, since it
features enhanced glyph rendering and better (more consistent) letter spacing.. !! Get it quick !!
I have built it manually and can confirm higher quality results. It may be worth keeping the
FreeType package uptodate in Rawhide, because it seems to be improving steadily.
While we are at it. Shouldn't we strip ttmkfdir in a separate package? It's
not freetype's product after all. It only depends on freetype.
I've updated freetype already earlier this week. I guess it has not
trickled into rawhide yet.
Should appear soon. Thanks for letting me know however!
apodtele - ttmkfdir doesn't really belong in the package, I agree,
however it was put there before I obtained the package. If you like,
open a RFE on it, and I will bring it up with other developers.
Bugzilla seemed to drop the resolution on this. freetype is 2.0.6,
soon to be 2.0.8, and ttmkfdir is now part of XFree86-font-utils.