Solved! (was Re: client-side font rendering very very slow in xserver 1.5.3 w/r200: massive fetches from VRAM, why?)

Colin Guthrie gmane at
Thu Feb 5 01:33:42 PST 2009

'Twas brillig, and Michel Dänzer at 05/02/09 08:15 did gyre and gimble:
> On Thu, 2009-02-05 at 00:29 +0000, Nix wrote:
>> augh! blasted --disable-builtin-fonts, why isn't it the default?
> It's gone in Git master, the builtins are always available as a fallback
> for the real FontPath now. There's discussion about merging this nice
> solution for 1.6.


Both Fedora and Mandriva are shipping this patch on top of their 1.6 
packages.... you know it makes sense KP ;)


Colin Guthrie

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