Differences in font configuration between Gnome and KDE

Sandro Mani manisandro at gmail.com
Wed Jan 22 16:45:24 UTC 2014

On 22.01.2014 17:37, Sandro Mani wrote:
> On 22.01.2014 17:35, Adam Williamson wrote:
>> On Wed, 2014-01-22 at 11:28 +0100, Sandro Mani wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> I'd like to build Qt-Creator against Qt5 for F21+, however I dislike 
>>> the
>>> way Qt5 apps render fonts under KDE and am therefore hesitant to push
>>> the update, see [1] for a screenshot comparing the font rendering Qt4
>>> (left) vs Qt5 (right) on KDE.
>> That looks a lot like 'medium' hinting (left) vs 'slight' (right). KDE
>> has a knob for everything, it must have a knob for font hinting
>> somewhere...try twiddling that to see if you can get it to match?
> I tried all hinting levels, and couldn't spot any difference (on KDE).
FWIW, a qt5 build of qt-creator is available here: 
http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=6397870 . Arm build 
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