Bug#702480: xserver-xorg-video-radeon: GTK fonts are invisible on PowerPC
daenzer at debian.org
Thu Mar 7 03:52:47 PST 2013
forwarded 702480 https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=57649
On Don, 2013-03-07 at 10:07 +0100, Michel Dänzer wrote:
> On Mit, 2013-03-06 at 19:04 -0800, Dan DeVoto wrote:
> > On new Wheezy installs or after an upgrade, PowerPC Macs using the radeon
> > driver have GTK fonts render as very light purple making them invisible against
> > gray backgrounds. Other users have discussed this problem in the following
> > threads:
> > http://lists.debian.org/debian-powerpc/2013/01/msg00028.html
> > http://www.mintppc.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=15&t=1205&sid=19248fa6623f340007d9c86ea8f37611
> > A workaround is to edit xorg.conf, changing AccelMethod to XAA or keeping the
> > EXA default but adding the options "RenderAcceleration" "False" and
> > "MigrationHeuristic" "greedy".
> > This bug does not affect fonts in a console, xterm, qt apps, or Openbox desktop
> > menus, only in GTK apps.
> I think the attached patch should fix this. Can you or anyone else on
> the debian-powerpc list test it?
I attached a better patch to the upstream bug report above. Please test
when running X at depth 16 as well as 24.
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