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Re: libutf8, bogl, bgf fonts and tools vs boot-floppies

On Fri, May 25, 2001 at 01:29:03AM +0200, Marcin Owsiany wrote:
> Hi!
> Sorry for being absent for such a long time - life is brutal
> :-)
> We need to have the stuff in subject included in bf bould
> process somehow. The question is: how? AFAIK bterm has its own
> package (bogl-bterm), as does bdf fonts' source. (Now we either
> need to put libutf8 in its package or make bterm work without
> it - I'd say we should do the former, since it's probably
> easier and so require less time).

No, the latter.  Since I did it several months ago; see bogl-bterm's
changelog.  Oops.  Wait.  I forgot to upload that; I'm sorry.  I'll do
it soon.

> Now: what's the right way to use the packages during build
> time? Should we just Build-depend on the binary packages and do
> "cp /usr/bin/bterm tmp/rootdisk/bin" during build?
> Or should we require the source of the package somewhere and
> build necessary things on b-f build time?
> In the former case, i'd say we need a binary package for bgf
> fonts, right? (I can adopt bf-utf-source and make its source
> produce such package.)

Former, please.  Don't go rebuilding bogl during a b-f build!

Daniel Jacobowitz                           Debian GNU/Linux Developer
Monta Vista Software                              Debian Security Team

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