[Development] [OS X] next Qt 5.6.0 question : Freetype (building with -fontconfig)?

Allan Sandfeld Jensen kde at carewolf.com
Tue Mar 22 00:30:11 CET 2016

On Monday 21 March 2016, René J. V. Bertin wrote:
> For further comparison, here's a screenshot showing
> CoreText vs Cocoa+Freetype vs XCB+Freetype+Fontconfig
> all on OS X, using a theme & style based on QtCurve.
> The XCB+Freetype rendering is hands-down the easiest on the eyes for me,
> though that's of course all in the eye of the beholder. It'd be nice if
> the same quality could be attained with the Cocoa QPA.
> I'd be interested in testing different ways to get the text colour right
> (backported to 5.6 though ;)).
I would suggest trying to change QCocoaIntegration::styleHint
and return 1.0 for QPlatformIntegration::FontSmoothingGamma instead of 2.0.

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