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Bug#844579: console-setup: CyrAsia font missing Kazakh letter


On Mon, Nov 21, 2016 at 6:34 PM, Anton Zinoviev <anton@lml.bas.bg> wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 20, 2016 at 12:14:33AM +0100, Cyril Brulebois wrote:
>> I'm not sure what's involved to add support for those. Maybe it's
>> sufficient to add two lines with the codepoint to the file you
>> mentioned?
> Yes, it is sufficient, provided there is enough space in the font (only 256
> glyphs can be included).


> On Mon, Nov 21, 2016 at 10:32:46AM +0500, Baurzhan Muftakhidinov wrote:
>> >> Recently I loaded CyrAsia font in console, and have noticed
>> >> that it misses one Kazakh letter:
>> >>
>> >> Ұ U+04B0 Cyrillic Capital Letter Straight U with Stroke
>> >> ұ U+04B1 Cyrillic Small Letter Straight U with Stroke
>> Also I see that currency symbols of some countries are added,
>> so I would like to add Kazakh tenge as well, its code is
>> ₸ - Unicode Character 'TENGE SIGN' (U+20B8)
> This is how you can check that there haven't been problems with space in
> the fonts (after you compile the package):
> grep 'no space in the font' Fonts/*.log
> If you see no such warnings, then everything is ok.  I've tried this myself
> and it seems there is enough space in the fonts for these three additional
> symbols.  So, go ahead and add them!

Should I prepare a patch for it? It is only 3 lines change.

>> While we are at it, I wonder where these glyphs are taken from?
>> Because in build log I see that № symbol is missing from the resulting font.
>> In log file it says
>> WARNING: U+2116: no glyph defined
> The glyphs come from the fonts in the directory Fonts/bdf.  This particular
> warning means that no suitable source font includes this glyph, so it has
> been impossible to support it in the generated console font.
> Anton Zinoviev

So how to actually add that numero sign to CyrAsia Font?


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