Upgrading Xorg 7.2 -> 7.4: font problems

Ken Moffat ken at linuxfromscratch.org
Sat Apr 18 18:32:02 PDT 2009

On Sun, Apr 19, 2009 at 02:23:41AM +0100, Ken Moffat wrote:
>  So, what is different for you ?  When you say the text looks as if
> it has been rendered at a ludicrously small size, I wonder about
> xorg-server (ISTR a previous lost the dpi information, but I could
 : a previous _version_ lost the dpi info for me - sorry, poor
proof-reading, and I'm probably thinking about xorg-7.3.
> be mistaken, and anyway I think you said you were using 1.5.3).  The
> other obvious candidate is freetype, even though it was working with
> 7.2.  Dunno.  I try to keep my systems in use for longer nowadays,
> but I haven't upgraded xorg on a working system for a bit over a
> year (and that was only because I had problems with the radeon
> driver on a mac ppc).
das eine Mal als Tragödie, das andere Mal als Farce

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