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by the way, hasn't the subpixel hinting patent expired? (probably mixing something here) cause in debian now to achieve good fonts it's sufficient to enable subpixel hinting with fontconfig while in Slackware it doesn't work.
Apple's bytecode interpreter for font hinting expired, Microsoft's subpixel rendering patent did not. You still have to recompile freetype to use it.
I have tried it, but it seems that the font rendering is worst, probably due to some misconfiguration by me
In my case i just let the default configuration because i really do not have the time to mess around with something that seems to be already a mess.
BTW, i created that repository in Oct 15, 2013 while Bohoomil (infinality-bundle author) created a wiki-page  in Oct 30, 2013, which quite frankly helps to understand the hole project. Anyway, there is an issue, since Bohoomil makes this project for Arch Linux their packages are updated more quickly (freetype, fontconfig and cairo) than Slackware  so any improvement (patch-configuration) is for a more updated package.
Something that i have to say, my repository has the patches-configurations that works with the packages that Slackware 14.1 provides and as far as i know these patches-configurations work best with Microsoft fonts (i just copied them from my C: drive to /usr/share/fonts/TTF) but in the "last version" (commit mainly) Bohoomil makes by default the configuration for "free fonts"  and also added a tool  to change this behavior. Anyway, for someone more interesting (and with more time) now knows where to start
(Change the mirror directory if you need to: for example, if you're using 64-bit Slackware).
Then rebuild Freetype!
(In case anyone's wondering, all the patch does is uncomment two options in Freetype's source. The file is include/freetype/config/ftoption.h, and the two options are FT_CONFIG_OPTION_SUBPIXEL_RENDERING and TT_CONFIG_OPTION_SUBPIXEL_HINTING.)
Ready build packages (the freetype package is for x86_64 only, use the slackbuilds below for 32 bit)
EDIT: Since I don't know if it allowed to share this compiled
due to licensing, use the slackbuilds below to build freetytpe.
If it's ok, I can share the prebuild package again. fontconfig-infinality-1-20130104_1-noarch-1did.txz
Download the two above packages and then
Reboot and enjoy infinality
The updated infinality patch freetype-entire-infinality-patchset-20131213-01.patch
(ttinterp.c) Removed all patches except one, all the rest seem to included upstream
(ttsubpix.c) Removed patches since the changes are included upstream
(ttsubpix.h) Removed patches since the changes are included upstream