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Bug#853917: debian-installer: missing glyphs for Korean / broken rendering

On 28/02/17 08:56, Cyril Brulebois wrote:
> Hi,
> Cyril Brulebois <kibi@debian.org> (2017-02-02):
>> Source: debian-installer
>> Version: 20160516
>> Severity: important
>> Tags: l10n
>> (debian-l10n-korean@lists.debian.org in X-Debbugs-Cc for informational
>> purposes; maybe someone there will find out what happened before someone
>> from the installer team does.)
>> Spotted by victory and mentioned on IRC: we're currently lacking support
>> for Korean in the installer, since both the menu entry for Korean at the
>> language selection step and later prompts are only showing the usual
>> boxes for unknown glyphs. :(
>> I've just tracked this down as a regression from Stretch Alpha 5 to
>> Stretch Alpha 6. I'll try and investigate further in a few hours.
> It's been tracked as a regression in the fonts-android package, filed as
> #853921. The fix hasn't reached testing yet since it needs a unblock,
> which I didn't ask because I wanted to give it more testing.
> I've just successfully tested that a basic install in Japanese doesn't
> suffer from any regression when switching from the version in testing to
> the one in unstable, so I think it's safe to unblock/unblock-udeb it:
>     unblock fonts-android/1:6.0.1r16-1.1
>     unblock-udeb fonts-android/1:6.0.1r16-1.1
> (This took a while since I wanted to finish an automation proof of
> concept which lets me record an installation process and replay it
> later with a different image; but I'm finally there…)
> Adding the release team to the loop since I'm slightly reluctant to
> unblocking an upload of mine (for a package that isn't maintained by
> debian-boot). The (attached) source debdiff shouldn't be too scary
> though.



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