[Pkg-fonts-devel] Fwd: Bug #502707

Andrew a.starr.b at gmail.com
Tue Oct 28 07:49:48 UTC 2008

This should have gone to the list

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From: Andrew <a.starr.b at gmail.com>
Date: Tue, Oct 28, 2008 at 3:47 AM
Subject: Re: [Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug #502707
To: Christian Perrier <bubulle at debian.org>

On Tue, Oct 28, 2008 at 2:22 AM, Christian Perrier <bubulle at debian.org> wrote:
> Quoting Andrew (a.starr.b at gmail.com):
>> On Sun, 19 Oct 2008 a mass bug filling was done on a number of font
>> packages. [1] None of them seem to be maintained in the pkg-fonts svn,
>> but five of the six (ttf-atarismall, ttf-goudybookletter, ttf-okolaks,
>> ttf-radisnoir, ttf-tiresias) have the Debian Fonts Task Force listed
>> in the uploaders field. (The sixth is ttf-beteckna.)
> Hmmm, that's weird, indeed. I don't remember this being discussed with
> the respective maintainers.

I just happened to come across this when looking at the Debian Fonts
Task Force's QA page.

>> I was wondering if the team has a plan to deal with this issue as it
>> is an RC bug. The fix is simple, the packages need to depend on
>> defoma. Should the maintainers be contacted be for doing a NMU? No one
>> has responded to the bug report yet.
> We have no plan but maybe someone in the team is OK to prepare an NMU,
> which I'd be happy to sponsor.

I uploaded NMU's to mentors, but for some reason they have not shown
up yet in the archive. You can see them sitting at
ftp://mentors.debian.net/ though. I'm not sure if a script pushes them
to the archive or if it needs to happen manually when they get to it.

-Andrew Starr-Bochicchio

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