[rosa-devel] Freetype with enabled Adobe CFF engine

Andrey Ponomarenko aponomarenko at rosalab.ru
Wed May 15 16:57:33 MSK 2013

Andrey Bondrov wrote:
> В Sun, 12 May 2013 15:07:55 +0400
> Denis Koryavov <denis.koryavov at rosalab.ru> пишет:
>> Hello folks!
>> As you probably know, new freetype2 - 2.4.12 has been released.
>> A major new feature is a new rasterizer for CFF fonts, contributed
>> by Adobe and Google [1].
> It's optional and disabled by default. But I see that you added a
> patch to enable it. That's good :-)
> In fact, I wanted to make this update myself but found that
> binary compatibility of this version with older releases is not
> 100% (98.9%, see http://upstream-tracker.org/versions/freetype2.html ).
> So I decided not to hurry.
> Please make sure this update is properly tested by QA to avoid broken
> programs (failing with "Symbol not found: ..."). Or perhaps we should
> carefully check what was removed and add it back if possible.

There are two symbols and one defined constant removed in 
freetype-2.4.12, but they are not "active" interfaces in ROSA Fresh, 
i.e. they are not actually used by applications (its reverse dependencies):


Andrey Ponomarenko, ROSA Lab.

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