[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#504705: Bug#504705: python-fontforge: fontforge Revision 1.2945
kebil at kaunas.init.lt
Thu Nov 6 21:58:06 UTC 2008
Hi Bug Filler,
Kt, 2008 11 06 23:30 +0800, Bug Filler rašė:
> Package: python-fontforge
> Version: 0.0.20080927-1
Debian still hasn't the version such as that. So, we can't neither to
answer something reasonable nor to fix this bug. I know only one place
where you can find such package (on my personal repository at
http://kebil.ghost.lt/debian/pool/fontforge/ ), but this package is
still unofficial and main thing is -- hasn't this bug.
> I think it's explained by this fontforge revision comment:
> Revision 1.2945 - (download)
> Sun Nov 2 03:20:50 2008 UTC (4 days, 12 hours ago) by pfaedit
> Branch: MAIN
> Changes since 1.2944: +2 -2 lines
But this change was made 4 days ago, while the
fontforge_full-20080927.tar.bz2 was realized one and a half month
> Distributions no longer provide .so files -- unless you ask for -dev
> packages, and sometimes those don't exist. This means that dlopening a
> library doesn't work. I think that's really stupid on the
> distibutioner's part. What do they gain by removing the .so file? But
> I won't even try to change their minds. Instead try to open the
> appropriate foo.so.? file if we can't find foo.so (Not always, but in
> the more important cases).
Yes, on debian is usual to avoid dlopening. We use an option
> So either python-fontforge depends on libfontforge or somehow move .so
> files to libfontforge1 or add the patch.
The dependency on libfontforge1 is enough.
Kęstutis Biliūnas <kebil at kaunas.init.lt>
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