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Re: xlibs-dev issues and fontconfig/xft2 packages

On Mon, 2002-10-14 at 02:30, Colin Walters wrote:
> I've created packages of fontconfig and libxft2; these are needed at
> least for compiling GNOME 2.1.  In the future, they're supposed to be
> part of the XFree distribution, so these packages are only temporary. 
> Note however that my libxft2-dev package will divert parts of xlibs-dev,
> because the libxft1 and libxft2 headers conflict.  I think the best
> solution to this problem is to split libxft1-dev into its own package
> from xlibs-dev, and just have it and libxft2 conflict.  Branden, could
> you do that? 
> In the meantime though, you can get them from my "local" repository: 
>     deb http://verbum.org/~walters/debian/ local/$(ARCH)/ 
>     deb http://verbum.org/~walters/debian/ local/all/ 
>     deb-src http://verbum.org/~walters/debian/ local/source/ 

This is kinda late and may be stating the obvious, but there have been
upstream releases of fontconfig: http://fontconfig.org/ . Uploading this
to sid may be a good idea after all?

Earthling Michel Dänzer (MrCooper)/ Debian GNU/Linux (powerpc) developer
XFree86 and DRI project member   /  CS student, Free Software enthusiast

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