On Tue, 2004-05-18 at 09:12 +0100, Stewart Jeacocke wrote: > Hi, > > Gpdf can't display any files created by pdflatex (#233255 ). 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 ) but haven't had any response yet. > There is also a 24 day old normal bug (#245532 ) 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.. O.
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