Re: Pre-RFS: axkit (orphaned), latex-xft-fonts
On Mon, 17 Nov 2003, Michael K. Edwards wrote:
> I could use the help of a DD to confirm that the packages I am building
> are structurally fit for upload. I think I'm doing the right thing with
> pbuilder, but I expect there are subtleties.
> The latex-xft-fonts package is new; its purpose is to fill a gap in the
> fonts needed by the LyX Qt frontend. Perhaps a DD would be so kind as to
> look at it and see what needs to be done for it to be fit to upload.
I've uploaded latex-xft-fonts to incoming. The first upload was rejected
by James Troup for license reasons.
See http://people.debian.org/~dexter/latex-xft-fonts/ for latest version.
> The lyx packages are an update to Piotr Roszatycki's work; Piotr, I've
> made a pass through the bug list and identified a bunch that are very
> likely to be fixed or unreproducible with the current version, and listed
> them in my changelog entry. I intend to test this myself over the next
> few days; when I am satisfied with it, I will pull out my changes as a
> patch and send them to you. Hopefully I can track down the two RC bugs
> without inducing a regression.
Big THANK YOU! I will apply your changes and BTS clean up, surely.
> There are a lot of old bugs filed against LyX, and I am sure many are long
> since fixed in the upstream. Testers will be welcome, especially in
> non-English locales, but be warned that I haven't tested them yet myself.
> - Michael
> [Piotr, I copied you as the lyx maintainer; please let me know if I'm
> duplicating work you've done. I started from your lyx-1.3.3-0.1
> experimental package.]
I've done some minor tweaks with dependencies. I'm using CVS as helper for
maintaining my packages. See
In fact, I'm waiting for ftpmaster and uploading latex-xft-fonts into
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