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[Bug 145604]


I am trying to enable subpixel rendering on poppler and I found my
rendering result is suboptimal.  After gdbing into cairo, I am surprise
that cairo is still using the legacy filter as the "default".  To the
the situation even worse, cairo removed the interfaces to set the
lcdfiler (cairo_font_options_set_lcd_filter) because "they are too
specific to FreeType".

Well, maybe that is true.  But now how can I use the real Freetype
default filter (FIR5) in the newest cairo without pathcing it?  I think
maybe manually set a FcPattern is OK but I really do not want to
learn/invoke/rely Fontconfig just for setting a filter that should be

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  VRGB sub-pixel hinting causes black-on-black text rendering

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