[cairo] PDF text doesn't render

Behdad Esfahbod behdad at behdad.org
Sat Sep 22 17:41:06 PDT 2007

On Sun, 2007-09-23 at 01:38 +0100, Baz wrote:
> On 22/09/2007, Baz <brian.ewins at gmail.com> wrote:
> > 1   libcairo.2.dylib            0x00241f4e _cairo_type1_scaled_font_is_type1
> > + 51 (cairo-type1-subset.c:1211)
> The crash is fixed by adding a test in the above function:
>     if (!_cairo_scaled_font_is_ft (scaled_font))
> 	return FALSE;
> it looks to be the only place in cairo-type1-subset.c that this could go wrong.
> I'll push a patch for that if it looks sensible to you, Adrian? I
> don't think this is the cause of Adam's problems though.

That patch sure looks fine, though another option would be to fix that
file to work with other font backends too...

> Cheers,
> Baz

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