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Re: pkg/45375: Pengo font shaping failure

The following reply was made to PR pkg/45375; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: David Holland <>
Subject: Re: pkg/45375: Pengo font shaping failure
Date: Sun, 18 Sep 2011 23:10:16 +0000

 On Sun, Sep 18, 2011 at 08:45:00AM +0000, wrote:
  > Trying to use abiword on any ascii text file causes this error message:
  > (abiword:8061): Pango-WARNING **: shaping failure, expect ugly output. 
shape-engine='BasicEngineFc', font='Bitstream Vera Sans 11', text=''
  > >How-To-Repeat:
  > Try to use abiword on -current, with pkgsrc current
 pkgsrc or native X?
 I noticed a while ago that font rendering in pysolfc (which, however,
 uses tk and doesn't go near pango) went to crap after an update to one
 of the core X font libraries. If there's a problem at that level it
 could bite pango too. But I haven't got around to tracking it down. :-/
 David A. Holland

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