Patch which fixes bug #6703377 (font outline transformation)

Pavel Tisnovsky ptisnovs at
Tue May 3 02:10:55 PDT 2011

Omair Majid wrote:
> On 10/15/2010 11:07 AM, Pavel Tisnovsky wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I prepared yet another patch for IcedTea6 HEAD. This patch refine
>> computation of x and y coordinates during font outline transformation
>> when negative values are used
>> (see
>> Attached files:
>> 6703377-freetypescaler.patch - the patch itself
>> hg_export_icedtea6.diff - changes I would like to make in IcedTea
>> Correct behaviour of outline transformation is (partially) checked by
>> regression test:
>> java/awt/font/Rotate/
>> Can anyone please review this patch?
> Upstream has resolved this bug using another method:
> Is your patch fixing the exact same problem? Do you think it might be
> worth it to switch to upstream's fix?
> Thanks,
> Omair

Hi Omair,

AFAIK the upstream patch you mentioned is already included in IcedTea6,
but it is itself does not sufficient to resolve this bug when negative
coordinates are used.


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