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Bug #71672 Patch for enabling Unicode processing in libharu
Submitted: 2016-02-26 18:14 UTC Modified: 2016-04-15 11:49 UTC
Avg. Score:3.0 ± 0.0
Reproduced:0 of 0 (0.0%)
From: bdmanning at ucsd dot edu Assigned: tony2001 (profile)
Status: Closed Package: haru (PECL)
PHP Version: Irrelevant OS: Linux/OS X
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2016-02-26 18:14 UTC] bdmanning at ucsd dot edu

I've created the attached patch that enables processing of Unicode characters in libharu from the haru PECL extension.  I'm successfully using this patch in production to render Unicode glyphs in PDF documents.  Note, that the built-in PDF fonts for PDF files aren't Unicode-aware, they won't render certain combinations of Unicode glyphs correctly (U+00EA, ê, 0xc3aa "LATIN SMALL LETTER E WITH CIRCUMFLEX" for example).  You would need to load your own TrueType font that has all of the glyphs you expect to see in your PDF documents.  The GNU FreeFonts collection work for this, but they're huge.

Versions tested against:
libharu: from GitHub (
haru PECL: From Git, patch was generated by diffing from current HEAD (cadf22a0071c56b832c8ae2e495fbbf1cc8ada38)
PHP: 5.4.40 and 5.6.18


0001-haru.c-HPDF_UseUTFEncodings.patch (last revision 2016-02-26 18:16 UTC by bdmanning at ucsd dot edu) (last revision 2011-10-08 23:46 UTC by php-bugs-2011 at ryandesign dot com)

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 [2016-04-15 11:49 UTC]
-Status: Open +Status: Closed -Assigned To: +Assigned To: tony2001
 [2016-04-15 11:49 UTC]
Merged the patch, thanks!
I'll release a new package version soon.
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