Re: Dropping Freetype1
2009/1/29 Barry deFreese <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> It's me again.
> Several month ago I was looking at removal of the freetype1 package. There
> is only 1 rdepends/r-bdepends left, ttf2tex which is NPOASR.
> There seems to be some pushback on removing freetype1 (or at least
> freetype1-tools). Now the freetype1 package is orphaned. Do those of you
> that wish it to survive, want to take over maintenance of the package? If
> not, I will likely be requesting removal. It is currently not in testing.
As far as I am concerned, freetype1 can be safely removed because the
subfont definition files (.sfd) are now part of the TeXlive Debian
packages (in casu texlive-font-utils).