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Re: [ft-devel] freetype bug with Mac suitcase fonts

From: Werner LEMBERG
Subject: Re: [ft-devel] freetype bug with Mac suitcase fonts
Date: Tue, 19 Sep 2006 07:47:14 +0200 (CEST)

> This is really more a case of broken fonts than a bug, but some
> suitcase fonts won't work on Mac without turning off PREFER_LWFN
> (notably a font called Onyx).  The suitcase file "Oynx" says the
> LWFN file is also "Oynx" but it doesn't contain POST resources.  It
> does contain sfnt resources.  I've attached one solution, falling
> back to the sfnt if the LWFN fails to load.  It would probably be
> better to detect this specific case but opening the LWFN an extra
> time seems like a back idea.  Let me know if I should implement this
> another way.

I've applied your patch, thanks.  It looks quite simple.  In case Mac
users want to improve it, I'm open for diffs...


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