[Bug 164640] Re: Build Firefox 3 against a subpixel-patched cairo

Sylvain Pasche sylvain.pasche at gmail.com
Sat Dec 8 15:29:37 UTC 2007

By "subpixel-patched cairo", I'm guessing you mean the patch by David
Turner to enable LCD-filtering (known as 02-cairo-1.4.8-lcd-
filter-2.dpatch in Ubuntu cairo patches).

This patch has been ported for cairo 1.5, and is available at:


I hope that this will be included in upstream cairo. Otherwise, patching
the bundled cairo version inside Xulrunner/Firefox would be the way to

I'm actually using this patch in my own Firefox build (no system cairo)
and it works pretty well.

Build Firefox 3 against a subpixel-patched cairo
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