[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#973327: Bug#973327: fonts-noto-unhinted: Text in italic after upgrading the package

Jonas Smedegaard jonas at jones.dk
Thu Oct 29 01:20:20 GMT 2020

Quoting Nelson A. de Oliveira (2020-10-29 02:09:08)
> On Wed, Oct 28, 2020 at 9:43 PM Jonas Smedegaard <jonas at jones.dk> wrote:
> > To clarify, I don't doubt that your experience is real.  Reason I
> > suggested to restart between tests is that (as I understand it) caches
> > can play tricks like this: "please draw font object 217" might point to
> > a different object if the font gets replaced - with the resulting
> > experience that "new font renders differently" when in fact it is "new
> > font renders differently if some data tables from old font is still in
> > cache".
> I just redid the tests to make sure:
> Rebooted with the newest version installed, opened Chromium and got italic.
> Downgraded, rebooted, Chromium again, no issues.
> Upgraded, rebooted, Chromium and italic again.
> Not every page is displayed in italic.
> If there is anything else that I could testo/do to help just let me know.

No need for further testing - I agree the package is broken, and a new 
has been released.


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