[squeak-dev] Fwd: Problem with fonts on Linux with compositing activated

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Mon Aug 18 14:12:27 UTC 2008

Am 18.08.2008 um 15:16 schrieb Adrian Lienhard:

> On Aug 18, 2008, at 09:20 , Damien Cassou wrote:
>> On Mon, Aug 18, 2008 at 9:13 AM, Mariano Martinez Peck
>> <marianopeck at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I am sorry. It happens to me in both distribution: dev and web.
>> I will remove NiceFonts from the web images also.
>>> Is there any way of "uninstalling" a package through Universe ? I  
>>> mean, can
>>> I uninstall NiceFonts for example ?
>> You can't uninstall it but you can use an older version of the image.
> NiceFonts just import new strike fonts. So, you can just change the  
> font used.

IIUC NiceFonts uses anti-aliased strike fonts, which uses another  
bitblt rule than normal font rendering. Possibly that bitblt rule  
clobbers the destination alpha channel? In any case, it is not the  
only artifact so the VM fix is a catch-all workaround if you will.

- Bert -

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