Re: [dev] [dwm] Crash with emojis on title bar

From: Eric Pruitt <>
Date: Sun, 11 Feb 2018 13:28:55 -0800

On Sun, Feb 11, 2018 at 08:55:17PM +0000, Stancil, Robert Andrew wrote:
> Unless I'm mistaken, doesn't the pango patch[1] answer this question? Or
> does the color emoji crash happen for both pango and xft?

Just because that patch exists doesn't mean that's the solution Hiltjo
had in mind:

On Sat, Feb 10, 2018 at 08:13:27PM +0100, Hiltjo Posthuma wrote:
> It doesn't sound like a dwm issue, but rather Xft. I won't add more
> dependencies to dwm. Rather we should get rid of Xft.

Pango is a much heavier library than Xft, so I would be surprised if
Hiltjo was suggesting that was use Pango.

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