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|0003728||[DCSS] Bug Report||minor||always||2011-04-05 00:00||2011-04-10 16:56|
|Reporter||Kokor Hekkus||View Status||public|
|Status||resolved||Product Branch||0.8 ancient branch|
|Summary||0003728: Graphical glitches with new characters|
I'm getting several glitches with the new characters being used to represent trees, water, lava etc. They fall into two categories, and I've included a screenshot of each:
1) Artefact portions of the glyphs used appearing on other tiles which should be empty, or contain another character.
2) Overlapping glyphs
This may of course be my OS? I am running Ubuntu Hardy Heron, and:
$ uname -a
Linux asterion 2.6.24-28-generic #1 SMP Fri Feb 11 17:36:45 UTC 2011 i686 GNU/Linux
My console is a gnome terminal running bash.
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crawlchar1.png [^] (75,291 bytes) 2011-04-05 00:00
crawlchar2.png [^] (72,227 bytes) 2011-04-05 00:00
examples.txt [^] (1,567 bytes) 2011-04-05 22:35 [Show Content]
minozake.cs [^] (18,962 bytes) 2011-04-05 22:40
ubuntu-font.png [^] (204,246 bytes) 2011-04-10 15:30
Kokor Hekkus (reporter)
|PS, gnome-terminal version is 2.22.1|
edited on: 2011-04-05 22:47
For some reason shallow water isn't represented, but it still exists. Weird
movement problems happen when I enter the shallow water. This also happens
consistently in the tutorial.
Version: Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup 0.8.0-a0-6187-geffd6b6 with Console.
OS: Source Mage GNU/Linux, Bash v4.1, xterm v255.
Save file and examples attached.
Bisecting between tags 0.7.2 and 0.8.0-a1, I have found the first bad commit.
git output as follows, since I don't know how to read all of the git output (mainly the last line):
a975bb5545e51090570127d9d733d61ae6788b2b is the first bad commit
Author: Adam Borowski <email@example.com>
Date: Fri Apr 1 00:04:31 2011 +0200
Make cset overrides more sane.
You don't need to specify the charset anymore, save for cset_ibm and
cset_dec which are for compatibility with legacy config files.
You can even use cset_ibm without char_set=ibm, it will work.
:040000 040000 fb432df06c0f375ac12e1b3a810ba3982cf3a7bf 95d2c1d68fe1004713c6801b2a75bffde49dcb28 M crawl-ref
While this is a known bug in gnome-terminal, it happens only when it has to borrow a character from some other font. And that is why the defaults are chosen from a narrow set that is present in fonts shipped with all major platforms.
I installed Ubuntu, both current and ancient (BTW, hardy has long since lost security support, you'd better upgrade), and trees are just fine. Screenshot with maverick and hardy side-to-side attached.
Which font do you use? Ubuntu's default, DejaVu Mono Sans, has a pretty wide glyph coverage, and doesn't show such problems.
Kokor Hekkus (reporter)
|Ah, OK. I'm using Inconsolata, which isn't a standard font. Problem understood, thanks for looking into it.|
Inconsolata seems to be one of better fonts around. Heck, I'm personally using Consolas it was based on.
I've just sent its author a request to include this character.
However, since the core bug lies elsewhere, and it works correctly with default settings, let's close this in Crawl.
|2011-04-05 00:00||Kokor Hekkus||New Issue|
|2011-04-05 00:00||Kokor Hekkus||File Added: crawlchar1.png|
|2011-04-05 00:00||Kokor Hekkus||File Added: crawlchar2.png|
|2011-04-05 01:40||Kokor Hekkus||Note Added: 0012139|
|2011-04-05 22:35||minozake||File Added: examples.txt|
|2011-04-05 22:36||minozake||Note Added: 0012163|
|2011-04-05 22:40||minozake||File Added: minozake.cs|
|2011-04-05 22:47||minozake||Note Edited: 0012163|
|2011-04-06 05:06||minozake||Note Added: 0012170|
|2011-04-06 05:53||minozake||Issue Monitored: minozake|
|2011-04-10 15:30||KiloByte||File Added: ubuntu-font.png|
|2011-04-10 15:36||KiloByte||Note Added: 0012325|
|2011-04-10 15:53||Kokor Hekkus||Note Added: 0012326|
|2011-04-10 16:56||KiloByte||Note Added: 0012327|
|2011-04-10 16:56||KiloByte||Status||new => resolved|
|2011-04-10 16:56||KiloByte||Fixed in Branch||=> 0.9 development branch|
|2011-04-10 16:56||KiloByte||Resolution||open => done|
|2011-04-10 16:56||KiloByte||Assigned To||=> KiloByte|
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