[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#428747: ttf-dejavu-udeb: Please add unicode char 25CF to DejaVuSans
zinosat at tiscali.it
Thu Jun 14 05:59:08 UTC 2007
tags 428747 + patch
On Thu, Jun 14, 2007 at 02:54:02AM +0200, Denis Jacquerye wrote:
> >Apparently someone has decided a password dialog should no longer print
> >simple asterisks, but to use unicode character 25CF (a black round
> >bullet) instead.
> >Please add this character for the DejaVuSans font. It should not be needed
> >to add it to any other fonts.
> U+25CF has been in DejaVu Sans since version 2.2. It is also in DejaVu
> Serif and DejaVu Sans Mono.
The problem is that the glyph belongs to a range which has been stripped away of the
udeb; the following patch should fix the problem.
I can prepare an updated package ASAP if needed.
--- scripts/generate-udeb.sh (revision 310)
+++ scripts/generate-udeb.sh (working copy)
@@ -20,7 +20,6 @@
STRIP_RANGES="$STRIP_RANGES u2150:u218f" # Number Forms
STRIP_RANGES="$STRIP_RANGES u2190:u21ff" # Arrows
STRIP_RANGES="$STRIP_RANGES u2200:u24FF" # Mathematical, Techical, Control, OCR
-STRIP_RANGES="$STRIP_RANGES u2580:u25FF" # Block elements, Geometric Shapes
STRIP_RANGES="$STRIP_RANGES u2600:u26FF" # Miscellaneous Symbols
STRIP_RANGES="$STRIP_RANGES u2700:u27EF" # Dingbats, Miscellaneous Mathematical Symbols-A
STRIP_RANGES="$STRIP_RANGES u27F0:u27FF" # Supplemental Arrows-A
zino at slurpy:~/dejavu/alioth/ttf-dejavu/trunk/debian$
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