gdi32-related commit between 0.9.57<->0.9.58 broken .NET2/Systems.Windows.Forms

Hin-Tak Leung htl10 at
Wed Mar 26 14:35:56 CDT 2008

--- On Wed, 26/3/08, Huw Davies <huw at> wrote:
> > If ukai is affected, I would suspect uming (also from
> Arphic)
> > would be the same? and how many non-english fonts one
> want to 
> > "work-around" like this?
> I've not seen any problems with uming.  Most
> 'non-english' fonts will
> work fine.  There's something very specific about ukai
> that causes
> native gdiplis to have problems.
> > > Actually I've just attached a hack to the
> bug, try that
> > > instead.
> > 
> > Thanks - but I also have uming, and a a fair number of
> other fonts
> > shipped from fedora for non-english. (over 100).
> Please try the patch and report back.

Yes, your patch works alright - it is just ukai and nothing else. I'll put it on the bug report as well. Ukai (or rather, the original Arphic kai font) was the first
commercial quality chinese font released under an open license, so you are going to
have a lot of people - 20% of the world is Chinese, and also linux is rather more officially popular in China due to licensing/cost/idealological reasons and some
non-chinese will install "everything" - being affected by this. I don't know if it 
is ukai-specific or any Arphic kai derivatives, but if it affects any Arphic kai derivatives, filtering by font name as your patch did won't be effective. 

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