Invisible fonts regression
Huw D M Davies
h.davies1 at physics.ox.ac.uk
Thu Apr 6 06:03:02 CDT 2006
On Thu, Apr 06, 2006 at 01:49:52PM +1000, Troy Rollo wrote:
> On Thursday 06 April 2006 12:31, Troy Rollo wrote:
> > On Thursday 06 April 2006 11:06, Tom Spear (Dustin Booker, Dustin Navea)
> > wrote:
> > > I dont know if this will help, but it is worth a shot... Install
> > > fontforge from fontforge.sourceforge.net
> > Actually it looks like having fontforge installed *causes* the problem. Try
> > removing /usr/local/share/wine/fonts or making it inaccessible.
> The problem is due to an old version of fontforge. In Debian, version
> 0.0.20041218-0.1 generates incorrect ascent information for the Windows font
> header. Version 0.0.20051205-0.1 gets it right. For Debian users,
> 0.0.20051205-0.1 is only available in testing and higher. Unfortunately
> 0.0.20051205-0.1 depends on other things from testing (such as libc6 >=
> 2.3.5-1), so if you want to build on a pure Sarge system you will need to
> either do without fontforge, build it yourself, or find a backport somewhere.
Could you send me ms_sans_serif.ttf that the broken fontforge generates?
huw at codeweavers.com
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