FreeType fonts in OpenJDK

Hurray! One of the major encumbrances in OpenJDK have been resolved and OpenJDK can now be built and run with FreeType:

FreeType in OpenJDK

Good work Igor (and who else was involveld)!

What’s left is the rasterizer (anti-aliasing rasterizer and path widening) and the color management library. Unfortunately, I don’t have much free time right now to help out. The baby and my job are eating up 150% (ahem) of my time…


About Roman Kennke
JVM Hacker, Principal Software Engineer at Red Hat's OpenJDK team, Shenandoah GC project lead, Java Champion

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