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Re: Emacs text shaping using Harfbuzz

From: Khaled Hosny
Subject: Re: Emacs text shaping using Harfbuzz
Date: Thu, 13 Dec 2018 21:31:55 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.11.1 (2018-12-01)

On Thu, Dec 13, 2018 at 10:47:18AM -0800, Paul Eggert wrote:
> I see that Harbuzz is disabled by default by 'configure', and that there's
> an environment variable to disable it at runtime. I propose removing the
> environment variable, and enabling Harfbuzz by default at 'configure' time
> (if the Harbuzz libraries are available), as I don't see much point in
> nudging users away from Harfbuzz.

The environment variable is to allow for easily switching HarfBuzz
on/off during development without re-compiling, when I ported other
projects to HarfBuzz that was handy in debugging regressions caused by
HarfBuzz integration.


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