[cairo] ghostcript-8.54 causes most cairo-1.2.6 ps surface tests to fail

Behdad Esfahbod behdad at behdad.org
Tue Jan 23 19:25:00 PST 2007

On Tue, 2007-01-23 at 18:01 -0600, Gary V. Vaughan wrote:
> Hope that helps tracking down a way to allow use of gs-8.54 with the
> cairo tests.

>From a quick look it seems like the failing tests are all the XFAIL ones
and all the tests containing text.  This is a known problem with the PS
backend.  gs uses very different font rendering and so is very hard to
test.  Not sure how we want to resolve this.  The tolerance value does
not help I believe.


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