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Re: freetype pre-release packages: testing needed

Follow-up to myself:

On Mon, Mar 06, 2006 at 03:25:58PM -0800, Steve Langasek wrote:

> I'm happy to report that there's been some positive progress regarding
> freetype's pending ABI transition since I last posted about it[1].  In
> response to concerns from a number of vendors about the disruptive effect
> this transition would have on desktop distributions, freetype upstream has
> done a tremendous job of restoring ABI compatibility with freetype 2.1.7 for
> the upcoming 2.2 release.

> Packages for freetype 2.2rc4 can be found at
> <http://people.debian.org/~vorlon/freetype/>.  Please test them and let me
> know what breaks!  In particular, it would be appreciated if users could
> install freetype 2.2rc4 on sarge and confirm whether they're truly
> compatible; these binary packages are built against etch, though, so you'll
> need to rebuild to install it on sarge.

Please note also that this package is up for adoption:


People willing to lend a hand with this package in a team maintenance
setting are welcomed to follow up to the RFA bug and volunteer.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
vorlon@debian.org                                   http://www.debian.org/

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