[webkit-efl] DRT Font Init Change

Raphael Kubo da Costa rakuco at FreeBSD.org
Tue Mar 20 07:06:56 PDT 2012

Dominik Röttsches <dominik.rottsches at linux.intel.com> writes:

> Hi all,
> since we now have the jhbuild configuration in place, I would propose
> we change the font loading to take the fonts from the downloaded
> webkitgtk-fonts directory. IMO, this further helps stabilizing test
> results.
> https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=81507 has a quick patch to
> illustrate the change.
> Feedback on how we determine the path is welcome, GTK uses an env var
> I will compare test runs before and after to get a better idea of
> whether we would need rebaselining after applying that change.
> What is your opinion on this?

Sounds like a good plan to me, especially because those font directories
vary greatly across distros and operating systems, so having a fixed
location to look for fonts (and requiring fewer font packages to be
installed) is nice improvement.

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