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textPath is not supported by rsvg
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Author: arunganesh03

Text on path seems to be misaligned while rasterising svg images. compare the
river names in the png
India_southwest_summer_monsoon_onset_map_en.svg.png and the svg file http://

The text does not curve but is aligned in the same direction. This can be fixed
by breaking the text to individual letters or by converting to outlines, but this
breaks the editability of the file.

Version: unspecified
Severity: normal
Upstream bug:



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bzimport raised the priority of this task from to Medium.Nov 21 2014, 9:40 PM
bzimport set Reference to bz9420.
bzimport added a subscriber: Unknown Object (MLST).

Seems to be the same in librsvg 2.22. A clearer test case and an upstream bug report would be nice.

Assigning SVG bugs to Ariel -- need a cleanup pass to see what's fixed up by a librsvg upgrade, what can be resolved with fixes to our font configuration, what can be fixed on our end, and what still needs to be pushed upstream.

giving SVG bugs back to the pool.

Does this bug still exist? Did an upstream librsvg upgrade fix it?

Partial patch upstream as:

But they seems not really willing to take this.

Partial patch upstream as:

But they seems not really willing to take this.

The upstream comment says that someone first needs to rework the patch before it could get another review.
Plus "they" is one rather inactive person. See T40010#801524.