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How to enable the TrueType native hinter if you need it
The TrueType bytecode interpreter is disabled in all public releases
of the FreeType packages for patents reasons; see
for more details.
However, many Linux distributions do enable the interpreter in the
FreeType packages (DEB/RPM/etc.) they produce for their platforms. If
you are using TrueType fonts on your system, you most probably want to
enable it manually by doing the following:
- open the file `include/freetype/config/ftoption.h'
- locate a line that says:
- change it to:
These steps must be done _before_ compiling the library.
Copyright 2003, 2005, 2006 by
David Turner, Robert Wilhelm, and Werner Lemberg.
This file is part of the FreeType project, and may only be used,
modified, and distributed under the terms of the FreeType project
license, LICENSE.TXT. By continuing to use, modify, or distribute this
file you indicate that you have read the license and understand and
accept it fully.
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