[Pkg-fonts-devel] RFC: splitting ttf-dejavu package

Paul Wise pabs at debian.org
Wed Aug 29 01:09:11 UTC 2007

On 8/29/07, Davide Viti <zinosat at tiscali.it> wrote:

> the dejavu package has been reworked in the latest release (based on
> Debian 2.19-1);
>   * split the package into two (-core and -extra) together with a
>     metapackage (ttf-dejavu) to provide smooth upgrades.

Has Ubuntu written a rationale for this change?

Only one I can possibly think of is to save space in the installer. I
guess the installer doesn't use italic anywhere?



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