Monospace 10 (DejaVuSansMono) in freetype >= 2.6 has invalid size

Bug #1658358 reported by Kirill Zhumarin on 2017-01-21
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This bug affects 5 people
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freetype (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

In freetype 2.6 from ubuntu 16.10 missed patch "revert_scalable_fonts_metric.patch"

https://bugs.launchpad.net/freetype/+bug/972223
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=636776

This produces font size bug:
"p" in "Monospace 10" has height 10px - too small
"p" in "Monospace 11" has height 12px - too big

Expected:
"p" in "Monospace 10" has height 11px - normal
"p" in "Monospace 11" has height 12px - normal

See screenshot: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/freetype/+bug/1658358/+attachment/4807239/+files/freetype_fix.png

Kirill Zhumarin (zhumarin) wrote :
Kirill Zhumarin (zhumarin) wrote :
description: updated
Kirill Zhumarin (zhumarin) wrote :

Another illustration of bug

The attachment "revert_scalable_fonts_metric.patch" seems to be a patch. If it isn't, please remove the "patch" flag from the attachment, remove the "patch" tag, and if you are a member of the ~ubuntu-reviewers, unsubscribe the team.

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tags: added: patch
tags: removed: patch
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in freetype (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Yanpas (yanpaso) wrote :

Why still no one is assigned to this bug?
I've reported to freetype project
https://savannah.nongnu.org/bugs/index.php?50287

Adolfo Jayme (fitojb) on 2017-07-06
Changed in freetype (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Opinion
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