patch for grid-fitting on Solaris

Dimitrie O. Paun dimi at
Thu Aug 28 11:16:15 CDT 2003

On Thu, 28 Aug 2003 Dave_Belanger at wrote:

> (See attached file: patch_grid_fitting)

+#if defined(sparc) && defined(sun)
+               /* On Solaris/Sparc grid-fitting the outline produces gibberish
+                  output for some font outlines with freetype-2.1.2 */
+               load_flags |= FT_LOAD_NO_HINTING;

This is rather ugly. Not only is it OS dependant, but it's also 
freetype 2.1.2 dependant. Can't we just require a fix in freetype? 

Or if it's worth disabling hinting in other cases as well, maybe it 
should be a configuration option.


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