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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.
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