LCD Filter patches

Sylvain Pasche sylvain.pasche at
Sun Dec 9 01:53:04 GMT 2007

Scott James Remnant wrote:
> Hi David,
> We've been using your LCD Filter patches to improve subpixel font
> rendering on Ubuntu, however we've had some problem when it comes to
> updating to the current version of cairo (1.4/1.5 -- the patches are
> still 1.2).
> Could you let us know how to proceed?
> Are the cairo patches an important piece?  We've had some reports of
> bugs when using them with certain hinting settings, e.g.

Hi Scott,

I can't speak for David, but work has been done to port the cairo patch 
for 1.5. See:


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