Re: [dev] [st] monospace rendering gaps

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Date: Sat, 7 Dec 2019 03:50:09 +0000

On Fri, Dec 06, 2019 at 10:55:27AM -0800, Eric Pruitt wrote:
> I've had this same problem since I upgraded to Debian 10. I believe this
> is due to changes in character bounding box sizes because you can fix
> this by adjusting cwscale and chscale. On my systems, I only have
> vertical gaps, and setting chscale to 0.94 removes them. I submitted a
> patch to the mailing list to allow both values to be specified using
> absolute values of pixels instead of multipliers
> ( so you can ensure
> bounding boxes were always the same size regardless of what the font
> library reports character dimensions to be, but it was not committed.

I did fool around with your patch and the dejavu font: when I forced the
pixel size I got those gaps. Not to mention the anti-aliasing seems to be

It looks like we are digging out freetype/ttf demons?

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