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bug#39082: Inconsolata v3.000 has too wide spacing


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: bug#39082: Inconsolata v3.000 has too wide spacing
Date: Mon, 13 Jan 2020 19:26:41 +0200

> From: Robert Pluim <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden,  address@hidden
> Date: Mon, 13 Jan 2020 18:03:37 +0100
> 
> ** Under X, some characters are unexpectedly wide.
> 
> e.g. recent versions of Inconsolata show this issue for almost all of
> its characters.  Due to either a limitation in the Xft interface used
> by Emacs, or an Xft bug, the determination of the width of some
> characters is incorrect.  Emacs built with Cairo enabled ("configure
> --with-cairo") and the appropriate cairo development packages
> installed does not have this issue.  See
> <https://github.com/googlefonts/Inconsolata/issues/42> and
> <https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-gnu-emacs/2020-01/msg00456.html>
> for more discussion.

OK, but please inject something like "a workaround is to ..." into
this text.  Like "A workaround is to build Emacs with Cairo enabled,
as this configuration doesn't have such problems."






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