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Re: gpdf fails due to libfreetype bug

On Tue, 2004-05-18 at 09:12 +0100, Stewart Jeacocke wrote:
> Hi,
> Gpdf can't display any files created by pdflatex (#233255 [1]). It
> appears that this problem is due to freetype and that it has been fixed
> in the latest upstream release, 2.1.8, which was made in April see,
> http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=129400
> However, 2.1.8 hasn't yet been packaged for debian. I filed a grave bug
> against libfreetype6 (#249443 [2]) but haven't had any response yet.
> There is also a 24 day old normal bug (#245532 [3]) asking for
> libfreetype6 to be upgraded because it breaks another package, this has
> gone unanswered.
> I've tried to rebuild the debian libfreetype package with the new
> upstream release - but I failed (not really surprising as I have no
> experience of debian packaging).  Would it be possible for someone to
> make a i386 2.1.8 package availible somewhere so that I can confirm that
> it fixes the bug?

I will package it and put it in deb http://www.sury.org/debian/ in about
half an hour..


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