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Old 5th June 2008, 09:23 PM
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Hi Wayne,

Yes I would remove the freetype-freeworld package first .


Leigh
Are your packages going to be put in Livna? Leigh which fontconfig patch are you using?
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Old 18th June 2008, 09:45 PM
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Freetype 2.3.6 released after 1 year

http://sourceforge.net/project/shown...ease_id=605780


Any chance of getting an update .
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Old 18th June 2008, 09:56 PM
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Any chance of getting an update
Yes, for backported security fixes, as today's freetype update shows - see thread. Otherwise, the answer is - there's rawhide or (eventually) F10, for those who want to continue riding the bleeding-edge wave.
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Old 18th June 2008, 11:22 PM
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Freetype 2.3.6

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Originally Posted by mohbana
Freetype 2.3.6 released after 1 year

http://sourceforge.net/project/shown...ease_id=605780


Any chance of getting an update .

Freetype 2.3.6 rpm's


i386

http://www.4shared.com/file/51854712...__i386tar.html




x86_64


http://www.4shared.com/file/51854812...x86_64tar.html
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Old 19th June 2008, 12:44 AM
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Hi Leigh

Can you help me - if i do the following:
Code:
su
yum install rpmdevtools
yum install yum-utils



Then as a normal non root user ( you may need to install some build deps )


Code:
rpmdev-setuptree
yumdownloader --source freetype
rpmbuild --rebuild --with bytecode_interpreter --with subpixel_rendering freetype-2.3.5-4.fc9.src.rpm

What do I need to do next - command by command ? I am on a i386 arch.

I just installed Fedora 9 and the fonts are terrible.

Thanks
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Old 20th June 2008, 12:07 AM
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Hi

When i try and install the freetype font I get the following error:

error: can't create transaction lock on /var/lib/rpm/__db.000

What could this be ?
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Old 20th June 2008, 12:08 AM
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Hi

When i try and install the freetype font I get the following error:

error: can't create transaction lock on /var/lib/rpm/__db.000

What could this be ?
Are you doing it as root?
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Old 20th June 2008, 02:32 AM
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no not as root as specified above:
Then as a normal non root user ( you may need to install some build deps )



Code:
rpmdev-setuptree
yumdownloader --source freetype
rpmbuild --rebuild --with bytecode_interpreter --with subpixel_rendering freetype-2.3.5-4.fc9.src.rpm

Then install the rpm

http://forums.fedoraforum.org/forum...&highlight=mock

Should I be root ?
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Old 20th June 2008, 02:34 AM
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Build as user, install as root. :-)
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Old 20th June 2008, 03:26 AM
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Ok thanks - will do.
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Old 20th June 2008, 05:14 PM
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Ok thanks - will do.
why don't you use the rpms leigh provided?

edit;
anyone else notice that the ubuntu's fontconfig ignores the option set under system->pref>looks and feel->appearance->fonts, in particular the rendering options. i'm using the ~/.fonts.conf found with the default ubuntu installation.
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Old 3rd July 2008, 12:51 PM
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Sounds like /etc/fonts/blahblah and ~/.fonts.conf overrides gnome, which makes sense because they're far more configurable.
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Old 6th October 2008, 03:08 AM
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any chance of getting this into livna - or even more ambitiously - into the main repo in the upcoming release?
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Old 6th October 2008, 02:50 PM
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Nope - see Ubuntu fonts thread and livna bug.
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Old 28th October 2008, 11:56 PM
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any chance of getting this into livna - or even more ambitiously - into the main repo in the upcoming release?
anyone with an update?
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