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Bug#235998: partman: DOes not properly display the french E circumflex

On Fri, Mar 05, 2004 at 09:35:00PM -0600, Steve Langasek wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 05, 2004 at 01:11:58AM -0800, Matt Kraai wrote:
> > On Fri, Mar 05, 2004 at 07:18:48AM +0100, Christian Perrier wrote:
> > > Quoting Joey Hess (joeyh@debian.org):
> > > > Just add a file to build/ with the set of characters you want to add in
> > > > it, and then we can cat that onto all the other stuff the font reduction
> > > > runs against..
> > > I don't really understand?. You mean a text file with all these
> > > characters, change an existing file (if so, which one?).
> > Please create a new file that lists all of the characters that
> > you'd like to be included in the reduced font.
> > > I don't understand if this is an existing feature and you just need me
> > > to compelte the file...or create a new file and then you'll take care
> > > of doing the magic...
> > You create the new file, we take care of doing the sufficiently
> > advanced technology.
> Can someone explain briefly why the needed characters can't be picked up
> automatically through the build process, by examining whatever files
> contain them?

We include the glyphs used by the packages on the initrd.  We
don't include the glyphs used by packages that are loaded by anna.
We don't want to load the full bterm-unifont unless we have to,
since that will break the install on systems with only 32Mb of

Matt Kraai            kraai@ftbfs.org            http://ftbfs.org/

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