Hello all, I have XFree86 4.2.1 installed (via an install from FreeBSD-4.7RELEASE CD) and have also installed freetype2 from the ports collection (currently 2.1.3_1). I also have freetype-1.3.1_2 installed as a dependency for some other ports. After installing KDE 3.1 (also from the ports collection), I noticed that the only true type fonts that were anti-aliased were those included with XFree86 (the B&H Luxi family). All of the Microsoft fonts I copied from my Windows box are rendered, but none are anti-aliased, except in the KDE Font Installer preview window.
I have searched high and low for a solution to this, and all the information I have so far is this: - Compile qt-3.1 with antialias support. This is the default in the ports version of qt-3.1, which is what I have installed. - Turn on anti-aliasing in the KDE Fonts Control Module. This I have done, which is why Luxi fonts work (though this does not affect the Font Installer preview). - Some articles I have found on freetype.org and Google groups indicate that the freetype library that is included in the XFree86 code is outdated. They say the solution is to use /usr/local/lib/libfreetype.so instead of /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/fonts/libfreetype.a. I have tried to do this by adding 'ModulePath "/usr/local/lib"' to my XF86Config file (above thge stock ModulePath line). This gives an error in my XFree86.0.log: "LoadModule: Module freetype does not have a freetypeModuleData data object." I cannot find any documentation that tells me what this means. Does anyone out there have any experience with this? BTW: All my ports have been installed using portupgrade (or portinstall) which I keep up to date. The only possible exception would be XFree86 which was installed from the FreeBSD-4.7 install CD. Thanks! Ian To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-questions" in the body of the message