[Pkg-fonts-devel] New fontforge version

Christian Perrier bubulle at debian.org
Thu Sep 4 15:14:08 UTC 2008

Quoting Arne Goetje (arne at linux.org.tw):
> Hi list,
> I have prepared a new package for fontforge 0.0.20080828. Where do you
> guys maintain the package?

In the pkg-fonts SVN on Alioth.

> I would need someone to build test it, because I don't have lenny
> running, and the configure-stamp code with libtoolize somehow doesn't
> work on Ubuntu Intrepid...
> What is this code in configure-stamp good for anyways? I can compile the
> fontforge sources from upstream without problems...
> I had to modify some of the debian patches to make them work with the
> new upstream version.
> At least with the new upstream version, I don't get these nasty
> segfaults anymore... :)
> So, where should I put the package?

Well, depends. If you feel like this, we could give you commit access
to the SVN and then you could just commit the changes...:-)

fontforge is in maintenance mode, these days. Kestutis slowed down his
work on it. Davide Viti took this over, but has many duties around so
I guess that some help could be appreciated.

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