[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#631173: [Pkg-fonts-bugs] Bug#631173: ttf-dejavu: Randomly broken characters

Christian PERRIER bubulle at debian.org
Tue Jun 21 22:45:34 UTC 2011

severity 631173 normal

Quoting Jonathan Ballet (jon at multani.info):
> Package: ttf-dejavu
> Version: 2.33-1
> Severity: important
> Hi,
> since a while, I've got issues with the DejaVu fonts as you ca see on
n> the attached screenshots: some letters don't display correctly (the
> 't' and the 'f' respectively) at this specific size.
> The weird thing is that the problem only appears for specific size,
> usually on only one letter. And if I close all the windows of the
> application which show the problem (here Iceweasel and Roxterm) and open
> it one more time, the problem is gone or the buggy letter is a different
> one than previously.
> I'm not sure if the problem is related to this specific font. I don't
> use many others and I didn't see the problem on other fonts, so it might
> be necessary to reaffect this bug. However, I have no clue how to fix or
> deal with this problem.

Very likely this comes from something else, given the prevalence of
ttf-dejavu....but no idea what to reassign this BR to.

I think that, some day, we'll discover that the bug is fixed in some
way (of course it is unreproducible at least for me)...

Fixing the bug severity: it doesn't fit the definition of 'important' anyway.

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