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Re: [g-i] Uploaded ttf-arabeyes with a udeb for the ae_Tholoth.ttf font for graphical D-I needs

On Mon, Nov 28, 2005 at 02:21:24PM +0100, Attilio Fiandrotti wrote:
> Sven Luther wrote:
> >On Mon, Nov 28, 2005 at 09:38:32AM +0100, Frans Pop wrote:
> >
> >>On Sunday 27 November 2005 19:40, Christian Perrier wrote:
> >>
> >>>I have just uploaded in the archive a new version (1.1-2) of the
> >>>ttf-arabeyes package, initially maintained by Mohammed Elzubeir.
> >>
> >>As I've said before [1], I really think this is very nice, but possibly 
> >>premature.
> >
> >
> >Why hold back on it ? It cannot hurt anyone, and would get ride of the 
> >tarball
> >hack. You can sort out the needed fonts later on, and it is not as if this
> >involves a huge amount of time lost elsewhere.
> >
> maybe this first experience in packaging fonts will help us to discover 
> problems in udeb building earlier than if we had to wait for needed 
> fonts to be selected.
> I think the tarball hack could be useful for some times still and not 
> only for fonts picking but also to experiment with new GTKDFB 2.8.3 libs 
> which are a continuous work-in-progress.
> Creating test tarballs is usually easier than creating test-udebs..

But probably not building them on all arches :)


Sven Luther

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