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Re: porting to Hurd

From: Marcus Brinkmann <Marcus.Brinkmann@ruhr-uni-bochum.de>
Subject: Re: porting to Hurd
Date: Wed, 28 Feb 2001 02:06:17 +0100

> > At present I succeeded in building jtex-bin, xdvik-ja, vflib2
> > nkf, dvi2tty.  I hope I could build new tetex packages which
> > are not in consistent state right now.
> That's great! It's also good that you post your intention about tetex, so no
> effort is made twice. I am positively surprised that more people are porting
> packages right now. Jeff, can you both agree on who does tetex?

But please don't expect so much on me ;-)  I am not an expert
on computer/Linux/Hurd...  I will try but I might fail to do 

> > It is very helpful if ftp://alpha.gnu.org/ provides xfonts-cjk
> > of potato version, IMHO.
> Ah, mmh. Please check out if the problem would be solved by X 4.0 in the
> Debian archive proper. I plan to do an X upgrade next week (this time
> properly).

Okay, I will wait for your upgrade and check it.

> [Jeff, see below on tetex]

Oh! sorry but I am completely new to Hurd so I don't know
Jeff is working on tetex.

From: Jeff Bailey <jbailey@nisa.net>
Subject: Re: porting to Hurd
Date: Tue, 27 Feb 2001 17:20:39 -0800

> The tetex that I built has no X support right now.  I can spin up new 
> ones tonight with that support, which Marcus told me is the Right Thing.  
> If that is too long for you (Like, it's blocking you *now*) then do it, 
> and post an email.  I will not do it then.

Please go ahead, Jeff.  It is enough for me if libkpathsea problem
is fixed on tetex and it helps me much if you build tetex because
I can concentrate on jtex-bin and/or more Japanese specific packages.

Thanks both of you.

Best Regards,			2001.2.28

 Debian Developer & Debian JP Developer - much more I18N of Debian
 Atsuhito Kohda <kohda@pm.tokushima-u.ac.jp>
 Department of Math., Tokushima Univ.

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