Re: [Pkg-fonts-devel] [debian-devel:18177] Re: MBF: fonts-*-gothic: fonts-japanese-* is not registered as virtual package
First, sorry, I had misunderstood. Current Debian's pTeX does not use
fontname directly. This uses font aliases like Ryumin/GothicBBB.
Thus only the CJK support of ghostscript is the matter.
At Thu, 26 Jan 2012 07:38:59 +0900,
Norbert Preining <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Mi, 25 Jan 2012, Osamu Aoki wrote:
> > > TeXLive (>= 2011) already uses "updmap-sys" for Japanese font
> > > configuration. Thus fonts-japanese-* will be not needed if TeXLive
> > > packages are updated.
> > Good and bad. We still have texlive from 2009 in Debian. Not even
> > 2010. As I see BTS, it looks like this is very difficult time.
> First, using updmap-sys for font configuration of Japanese fonts
> needs a carefully written map file.
> Second, this is very much work-in-progress in upstream. I am currently
> handling my private tlptexlive repository for TeX Live tlmgr that
> provides enhanced support for Japanese TeX, including updated
> binaries for several arch, plus uptex, etc etc. THese things will
> all be moved into the main TeX Live 2012 when we freeze TL for
> the 2012 release.
Ok. Sorry again about my misunderstood.
> All those people crying at me could have started helping: For example,
> there is a patched version of updmap (shell script) in Debian that
> does several Debina specific things. Now upstream uses a perl script,
> and TL2012 will bring et another perl script. But nobody has stepped
> forward to port the changes from the shell script to the perl script.
Yes. I know it's tough, difficult task.
Thanks for your great work and I want to help as far as possible.
Youhei SASAKI <email@example.com>
Department of Mathematics, Kyoto University
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