[XeTeX] Text output garbled after system update -- your ideas?

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Mon Apr 18 19:45:22 CEST 2011

On Apr 18, 2011, at 11:27 AM, Kārlis Repsons wrote:

> I set that up and except for one strange problem, which I resolved, worked 
> seemingly all fine. The strange problem was this: with the old version of Linux 
> Libertine (4.4.1) word "Pērse" was output well, but with the new 4.7.5 one it 
> was output so that 'ē' gets printed right onto 'P' without counting P's 
> width... Here is why for me the old versions of fonts will now matter and I 
> set up a git VCS repository on that folder...
> Otherwise than that... Given I only intend using XeTeX, what could be missing 
> in the above mentioned setup? I mean, something important, that might show up 
> just later...


Try to use Linux Libertine O which doesn't have that problem but has somewhat different numerals and font metrics that Linux Libertine.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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