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Re: X11R7 and what this transition means for you

On Sun, Apr 16, 2006 at 06:44:20PM -0700, Steve Langasek wrote:
> 6) Finally, in addition to everything else that's moving out of /usr/X11R6/,
> packages providing fonts for X should now install to /usr/share/fonts/X11
> instead of to /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts.  The heirarchy is the same as
> before, as are the commands to manage fonts; to ensure your font package's
> compatibility with the installed Xorg system, you should only need to bump
> your dependency on xutils to xutils (>> 1:7.0.0).  The plan is that
> xorg.conf will support both the old and new paths by default for this
> transition.

If you're using debhelper's dh_installxfonts to install fonts for you,
rather than doing it by hand, you need to explicitly Build-Depends on
debhelper (>= 5.0.29), in addition to fixing any references to
/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts, or /usr/lib/X11/fonts, in your package.


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