[Fontconfig] Polygon too large X error

Keith Packard keithp at keithp.com
Sat Jun 28 20:46:00 PDT 2003

Around 22 o'clock on Jun 28, Dmitry Karasik wrote:

> How one would prevent 'polygon request too large' 
> Xlib error? Is Xft capable of breaking the glyph in
> smaller polygons, or probably there are X extensions
> that allow large X requests? 

You need an updated version of the Xrender library -- there were bugs in 
that caused it to fail with larger glyphs.  The Xrender library and 
headers are available as packages at fontconfig.org in the release 


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