[pdftex] Type 1 font problem

Werner LEMBERG wl at gnu.org
Tue Jan 23 23:36:06 CET 2018

> There was a substantial change in the Type 1 rendering code in
> freetype2 between versions 2.8.1 (2017-09-16) and 2.9 (2018-01-08):
> a new "adobe" hinting engine was introduced and is now favored over
> the original "freetype" engine by default.

A flex handling bug was found in FreeType after release 2.9; this is
already fixed in git.  Please try!


I will do a new FreeType release within a few weeks.


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