[cairo] PDF text doesn't render

Adrian Johnson ajohnson at redneon.com
Sat Sep 22 02:31:14 PDT 2007

Baz wrote:
> Will do. Sitting in front of a win32 box right now, but I've got
> plenty of time tomorrow to go through this on the mac. Adrian, when
> you say 'find out where it is failing', what're you after - sounds
> like the only failure in cairo in test (5) is failing to subset
> TrueType, which doesn't sound too useful - its not going to tell us
> how to get CFF subsetting working? Or do you just mean that the
> TrueType subsetting shouldn't fail here in the first place?

The TrueType subsetting should not be failing for every TrueType font.
The same fonts subset correctly on other platforms. There may be a
problem with the load_truetype_table font backend function.

While this won't help with the CFF problem it does need to be fixed as
going through the fallback path will lose all the glyph hinting.

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