[scribus] Font substitution

ale rimoldi ale.comp_06 at xox.ch
Tue Feb 21 14:48:58 UTC 2017

On 21/02/17 15:43, Gregory Pittman wrote:
> On 02/21/2017 08:47 AM, ale rimoldi wrote:
>> as far as i know, the problem is related to a library used by scribus.
>> there is a specific version of that library that has issues with dejavu.
>> and if it's that version that is installed on your system you're out of
>> luck.
>> (last time i've checked i was out of luck on my laptop...)
>> scribus executables that are delivered with their own libraries in the
>> package (windows, os x) are (afaik) not affected by this issue.
>> but, this is the way the linux world works... so: nothing scribus can do
>> here...
>> ah, and the bug has already been fixed... you just have to wait for the
>> new version making its way to your computer :-)
> What library is this?

probably fontconfig or freetype... if i knew it, i would have wrote the 
name :-)


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