Font garbling update

Michel Dänzer michel at
Thu Mar 22 00:10:36 PDT 2012

On Mit, 2012-03-21 at 19:59 -0400, James Cloos wrote: 
> On a hunch, I tried disabling ui.use_activity_cursor in about:config in
> my seamonkey.  I've been unable to reproduce the garbled text since then.
> Some past reports of garbling complained about garbled pointer sprites.
> If setting ui.use_activity_cursor to false does work around the garbled
> text bug, that suggests that the two bugs are related.
> The primary difference between the hourglass cursor and the pointer and
> ibeam cursors (in most cursor themes) is that the former is animated.
> It seems that animated cursors (may) trigger the bug.
> Again, this is just an hypothesis.

Thanks for the update, but this isn't a bug tracker. Please add the new
information to the bug report, or if there isn't one yet, please file
one with all the context.

Earthling Michel Dänzer           |         
Libre software enthusiast         |          Debian, X and DRI developer

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