corsac at debian.org
Tue Feb 17 10:41:51 CET 2009
On mar, 2009-02-17 at 09:41 +0000, Olivier Fourdan wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 17, 2009 at 9:29 AM, Yves-Alexis Perez <corsac at debian.org> wrote:
> > On mar, 2009-02-17 at 09:19 +0000, Olivier Fourdan wrote:
> >> > Beside bitching, is there anything I/we can help with?
> >> I see no blocker in BZ, so let's release. Really, I mean it,
> > There is the DPI issue (yeah, I know). Stephan discovered that using -1
> > in xsettings means using the default value *in pango* (or cairo?) which
> > is 96. And if there's no default in pango, then it's the default value
> > in cairo, which is 75. And if there's no default in cairo, use the one
> > from fontconfig, which seems to be 72.
> Well, if this bug is so important, why isn't it marked as blocker?
I asked for the blocker status, Brian denied it. (he was the one who
proposed to do the calcul “ourself” before we knew that we didn't have
any other solution anyway).
> > Basically, it seems to me that using -1 is really not a good idea, you
> > don't really know what will happens. 96 maybe, but you're not really
> > sure. The way gnome-settings-daemon does it is to use the value stored
> > in gconf if it exists, or ask the xserver what it thinks (if the value
> > seems impossible (iirc less than 50 or over 5000), then it uses 96.
> That's not too much work, I can cook up a patch fairly quickly,
It'd be really nice :/
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