[Fontconfig] libxft2 kerning difficulty

Keith Packard fontconfig@fontconfig.org
Tue, 04 Mar 2003 08:38:14 -0800

Around 11 o'clock on Mar 4, Dan Egnor wrote:

> How would I tell?  I've installed the Debian packages and haven't 
> made any other tweaks.  The only thing I do to the font is turn off
> antialiasing.

That's the problem then.  Without bytecode hinting, the spacing is 
pretty random.  You can download the freetype sources (apt-get source)
and then edit the include/freetype/config/ftoption.h file to enable it.