Xft - problem with XftFontOpenName and XftFontOpen functions.

Nicolas Mailhot nicolas.mailhot at laposte.net
Sun Feb 19 00:52:09 PST 2012

Le Dim 19 février 2012 09:13, John Found a écrit :
> Hm, nobody knows or nobody cares?
> Or it is a great secret, for the internal circle only? :D

It's probably because no one sane uses Xft directly nowadays. Xft alone is not
sufficient to display modern text, you need a shaper such as pango (directly
or via cairo) or harfbuzz to process properly modern fonts, Xft will let you
read glyphs in truetype fonts but won't know how to position them properly.

Nicolas Mailhot

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