On Mon, Nov 04, 2019 at 08:52:31PM +0200, Yorick Hardy wrote:This might be more pango fallout: https://blogs.gnome.org/mclasen/2019/05/25/pango-future-directions/ "Using Harfbuzz for font loading means that we will lose support for bitmap and type1 fonts. We think this is an acceptable trade-off, but others might disagree. Note that Harfbuzz does support loading bitmap-only OpenType fonts."Ouch - I was wondering where all the funny unicode encodings in firefox came from... Guess we should back out that update (or create alternatives).
I reply to this old thread... did we do any progresson this?
I just finished upgrading everything on my NetBSD laptop - current kernel, Userland, X and all pkgsrc!
I am still "bitten" by this. The cancer of missing fonts makes WindowMaker unusable, but actually bites manny applications: browser, emacs.. something only few characters are off.
Or do I miss "fonts" ?