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

Daniel Kahn Gillmor dkg at fifthhorseman.net
Wed Jun 22 13:52:23 UTC 2011

in #631173,  Jonathan Ballet (jon at multani.info) wrote:
>> since a while, I've got issues with the DejaVu fonts as you ca see on
>> 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.

This looks very similar to 612464.  Jonathan, could you have a look at
Brian Carlson's questions at http://bugs.debian.org/612464#15 and let us
know if it is related?


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