Re: Policy restriction to depend on font packages
2008/7/15 Eugene V. Lyubimkin <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> Then I searched the Debian archive (in case of TrueType fonts):
> $ grep-aptavail -F Depends "ttf-" -s Package | wc -l
> $ grep-aptavail \( -F Recommends "ttf-" --or -F Suggests "ttf-" \)
> - --and ! -F Depends "ttf-" -s Package | wc -l
> So, there are 93 packages that violate "must" directive of policy.
> Some of them: fontconfig-config, blender, openjdk-6-jre,
> openoffice.org-core, vlc. And, as I understand, it leads to 93 bugs of
> "serious" severity and yet another pain for release team.
Many games depend on ttf fonts being available, and they are a MUST
(without them, the game just won't work). Shall we remove the depend
on them and duplicate the fonts inside the game package?