On Fri, 31 Oct 2003, [gb2312] 肇 鑫 wrote:
I update the XFree86 to 4.3.0-42 today.
Updated from what previous XFree86 release?
I notice that the fonts change a lot now. However, I think they
are worse than before.
Interesting... considering nothing has changed in XFree86 for
quite a long time now that might affect fonts.
If you are somebody like me, who choose Chinese as default, you
will find the characters become so obscure now. I believe that
if this is still existed, fedora should not be released. I use a
notebook with 14.1 @ 1024*768. So I try to reset fonts using LCD
mode in font setting. But it seems no changes happened.
So please chech-out want is wrong in that.
We'll need a lot more information than that to be able to
investigate anything. Fonts should work no different now than
they did even a few months ago. There are no new font related
bugs reported in bugzilla that I can see. If there was a
widespread problem of ugly fonts all of a sudden, bugzilla would
probably be quite flooded with bug reports about font problems.
I suspect this is just a local font installation issue. If
you've ever manually installed Asian fonts which supply their own
fonts.scale and/or fonts.dir files and don't function properly
with ttmkfdir/mkfontdir generated font metadata files, then this
is a likely cause of the problem.
Can you provide screenshots?
Mike A. Harris ftp://people.redhat.com/mharris
OS Systems Engineer - XFree86 maintainer - Red Hat