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Re: [Emacs-diffs] master 50c5d56: --with-cairo is no longer experimental

From: Robert Pluim
Subject: Re: [Emacs-diffs] master 50c5d56: --with-cairo is no longer experimental
Date: Thu, 07 Nov 2019 09:48:27 +0100

>>>>> On Wed, 06 Nov 2019 18:11:15 +0200, Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> said:

    >> From: Robert Pluim <address@hidden>
    >> Cc: address@hidden,  address@hidden
    >> Date: Wed, 06 Nov 2019 08:39:54 +0100
    Eli> Can't we provide some band-aid to prevent Xft from crashing Emacs?
    >> We could filter out 'Noto Color Emoji' in gtkutil.c:xg_get_font, but
    >> the relevant GTK interface is marked as deprecated, so weʼd have to
    >> match on font name or something. Itʼs not pretty:

    Eli> If the problem is a single font (or a small number of known fonts), we
    Eli> could disable them through face-ignored-fonts, conditioned on the
    Eli> right symbols that identify the problematic build(s).  Does that make
    Eli> sense?

It makes sense, but unfortunately the GTK font widget code doesnʼt
check face-ignored-fonts, so weʼd have to hoist that code out of


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