Bug 59192 - letting users override aa font size range with ~/.xftconfig
letting users override aa font size range with ~/.xftconfig
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: XFree86 (Show other bugs)
7.2
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Mike A. Harris
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2002-02-01 16:59 EST by jacob@ximian.com
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:39 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-12-01 16:41:36 EST
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Description jacob@ximian.com 2002-02-01 16:59:59 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 Galeon/1.0.2 (X11; Linux i686; U;) Gecko/20020102

Description of problem:
After the XFree86-4.1.0-15 update, smaller fonts were rendered w/o aa.

while this range is configurable, i cannot override the settings in
/etc/X11/XftConfig by changing things in ~/.xftconfig, because XftConfig
includes .xftconfig at the beginning, then overrides my settings.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
XFree86-4.1.0-15

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.  edit ~/.xftconfig to contain:

#
# Don't antialias small fonts
#
match
    any size < 12
    any size > 8
    edit antialias=false;

match
    any size >= 12
    edit antialias=true;

2.  run a gnome 2.x application with GDK_USE_XFT=1 set in the environment

	

Actual Results:  Fonts of size 12 are not rendered with AA.

Expected Results:  Fonts of size 12 are rendered with AA.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Mike A. Harris 2002-03-12 08:46:31 EST
I've made changes to this a while back after chatting in IRC with Keith
Packard about it.  I think our current config is much better now in
XFree86 4.2.0-6.45.  Please let me know if the new packages work better
now for you.

You can catch me on #xfree86 on OPN also to discuss stuff with if you
like.

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