[Pkg-fonts-devel] Packaging teh Conakry font for Debian/Ubuntu

Christian Perrier bubulle at debian.org
Wed Dec 16 17:22:43 UTC 2009

Quoting Michael Everson (everson at evertype.com):

> >The Debian/Ubuntu fonts packaging team is considering the
> >packaging of the Conakry font you designed, as a .deb file
> >included in the distributions so that users don't have to install
> >it manually as you
> >describe on http://www.evertype.com/fonts/nko/
> That would be nice; I would rather have a link (a permanent link) to
> a Linux version from my site anyway. But... I hope you are not
> stripping out the Mac support in what you are doing with the font. I
> am not sure what you are doing really.

Basically nothing..:-)

The .ttf file is installed in The Right Place so that the X server and
desktop environments find it and can use it.

> >The packaging of the font is easy. However, when we package fonts,
> >we generally try to have the package buildable and, therefore, we
> >generally prefer building from the FontForge .sfd files when
> >they're available.
> I don't use FontForge.

OK, then. So my question is irrelevant.

Thanks for your complete answer.

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