[Rd] Plotmath on Fedora 31 broken with with pango >= 1.44 - workarounds?

Paul Murrell p@u| @end|ng |rom @t@t@@uck|@nd@@c@nz
Mon Apr 6 22:30:37 CEST 2020

On 6/04/20 8:21 pm, Iñaki Ucar wrote:
> On Mon, 6 Apr 2020 at 04:59, Paul Murrell <paul using stat.auckland.ac.nz> wrote:
>> Hi
>> The R branch ...
>> https://svn.r-project.org/R/branches/R-symfam/
>> ... is now set up so that it works "out of the box" on Fedora by setting
>> the default to be 'symbolfamily=cairoSymbolFont(family, usePUA=FALSE)'
>> when grSoftVersion()["pango"] is greater than "1.44".
> That is awesome, thanks! Will you port this to the R-3-6-branch?

I'll be very pleased if I can get this merged in time for R 4.0.0.

I am not sure if there will be any further patch releases in the R 3.6 
series.  That would require wider discussion within R-core.
Dr Paul Murrell
Department of Statistics
The University of Auckland
Private Bag 92019
New Zealand
64 9 3737599 x85392
paul using stat.auckland.ac.nz

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