FreeType patented bytecode interpreter now in rawhide

Nicolas Mailhot nicolas.mailhot at
Fri Dec 4 13:49:43 UTC 2009

Le Ven 4 décembre 2009 13:50, Matěj Cepl a écrit :
> Dne 4.12.2009 01:13, Behdad Esfahbod napsal(a):
>> Since the patents covering the TrueType bytecode interpreter expired at
>> the end of October, I've now built FreeType in rawhide with that part of
>> code enabled.
> can we hope for the update in F12 as well, please?

Given how any font rendering changes seems to degrade font rendering for some
users, I'd very much prefer it went through a full release testing cycle
before hitting unsuspecting users.

Nicolas Mailhot

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