[CentOS-devel] FreeType Bytecode Interpreter

Marcus Moeller marcus.moeller at gmx.ch
Sun Nov 27 13:20:28 EST 2011


Hi again.

>> On 11/23/2011 04:16 PM, Phil Schaffner wrote:
>>>>> As the patents for the Bytecode interpreter has been expired [1], I
>>>>> wonder if we could build freetype '--with bytecode_interpreter' set.
>>> How about a RFE for centosplus?
>>
>> Even better, open an issue report - and offer to maintain the package in
>> centosplus !
>>
>> - KB
>
> Sorry to pup-up so late but I'm very busy these days.
> I already have this freetype package for C6 in my personal repo, actually
> I've been using it for some days now without problems.
> http://li.nux.ro/download/nux/dextop/el6/SRPMS/freetype-freeworld-2.4.4-6.el6.nux.src.rpm
>
> (packages also available for i386 and x86_64)
>
> It's a shameless rebuild from rpmfusion. I guess it could be a good starting
> point.

To enable Bytecode Interpreter, you just have to rebuild the original 
(EL) freetype package with the '--with bytecode_interpreter' option set.

Greets
Marcus


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