upgrade to FreeType 2.5

Bug #1203012 reported by Sandra Karuving on 2013-07-19
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This bug affects 4 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
freetype (Debian)
Fix Released
Unknown
freetype (Ubuntu)
Wishlist
Unassigned

Bug Description

With release 2.5 there are much improvements. for the normal user (eyes) we get a MUCH better font renderin with almost all fonts and application. I think thats because of the new Adobe's CFF module.

so please upgrade to the Version 2.5.x with enabled and active Adobe's CFF. You can test it with ppa:
https://launchpad.net/~teppic74/+archive/freetype-latest
(dont forget to clear your cache)

http://www.freetype.org/

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 13.10
Package: libfreetype6 2.4.12-0ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.10.0-3.12-generic 3.10.1
Uname: Linux 3.10.0-3-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.11-0ubuntu1
Architecture: amd64
Date: Fri Jul 19 12:49:27 2013
InstallationDate: Installed on 2013-06-06 (42 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Kubuntu 13.04 "Raring Ringtail" - Release amd64 (20130424)
MarkForUpload: True
SourcePackage: freetype
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to saucy on 2013-06-17 (31 days ago)

Sandra Karuving (lumks) wrote :
tags: added: upgrade-software-version
Logan Rosen (logan) on 2013-07-24
Changed in freetype (Ubuntu):
status: New → Triaged
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
Jackson Doak (noskcaj) wrote :

If possible we should make this a debian merge again. i have filed the bug in debian and linked it above.

Changed in freetype (Debian):
status: Unknown → New
Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

Thank you for your bug report, I've uploaded the new version

Changed in freetype (Ubuntu):
status: Triaged → Fix Committed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package freetype - 2.5.0.1-0ubuntu2

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freetype (2.5.0.1-0ubuntu2) trusty; urgency=low

  * debian/control: build-depends on libpng12-dev
 -- Sebastien Bacher <email address hidden> Mon, 11 Nov 2013 12:03:49 +0100

Changed in freetype (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Changed in freetype (Debian):
status: New → Fix Released
Sergio Callegari (callegar) wrote :

Any chance it may be ported to saucy?

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