On Fri, Jun 17, 2005 at 01:06:29PM +0200, Peter Palfrader wrote: > I guess xvfb should depend on xfonts-base. Most (all?) x apps do need > some font or another. Reason I found this is that python-matplotlib (an > unofficial package) FTFBS without xfonts-base installed. It build > depends on xvfb only. If you disagree I'll ask the maintainer to also > build-dep on xfonts-base. It's up to the admin to come up with a working configuration, which can be achieved without xfonts-base installed (think: remote font server). But it should probably Recommend it. Requiring an X server during the build process is evil and wrong, anyway.
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