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RE: [XaraXtreme-dev] Font metrics and kerning update

Yes, I'm using FC4.  The latest patch compiles now (though I'm still
waiting for the build to finish).  Keeping an older version of FreeType
around sounds sensible so I'll try to remember to not update my


-----Original Message-----
From: owner-dev@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:owner-dev@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
Behalf Of Martin Wuerthner
Sent: 20 April 2006 14:16
To: dev@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [XaraXtreme-dev] Font metrics and kerning update

In message <4447880A.7030301@xxxxxxxx>
          Luke Hart <lukeh@xxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Gerry Iles wrote:
>>Well --ftversion doesn't work but --version gives 9.7.3
> Am I right in thinking you are using FC4? If so it maybe worth trying
> update you freetype2 library, using 'yum upgrade freetype-devel'

That is certainly one possibility, but we need to decide what minimum 
version of each library we require. The lower we can go the better. I 
think the patch I just sent a moment ago should remove the dependency 
on the very latest FreeType version. We can expect more users with 
outdated libraries in the future, so it is not too bad to have a 
tester with a not-leading-edge FreeType version.