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Re: [ft] FREETYPE_PROPERTIES alternative?

From: Volth
Subject: Re: [ft] FREETYPE_PROPERTIES alternative?
Date: Wed, 19 Apr 2017 16:53:58 +0000

You are right, no configurable setting could fix fonts in Chrome, only
downgrade to 2.6.5.

I tried to  hardcode "truetype:interpreter-version=35"
The fonts in Chrome looks:
Note the bold font in names.

On 4/19/17, Werner LEMBERG <address@hidden> wrote:
>> It is very sweet that with 2.7.1 release those who are upset with
>> the new default can return to the old ones by setting an environment
>> variable like FREETYPE_PROPERTIES="truetype:interpreter-version=35".
>> The problem is environment variable is not a truly global setting.
>> For example when you run a program using "sudo", it does not get
>> parent's environment variables.  And there never will be
>> Please consider an alternative way to set FREETYPE_PROPERTIES
>> globally, via a file in /etc or something alternative to env var.
> This is issue #49187.
> For me, this has zero priority.
> Please also check the various discussions on the `freetype-devel'
> mailing list in July 2016, using the topic `Something in 2.6.4 broke
> my windows' and variations of it.
>     Werner

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