[Pkg-fonts-devel] Dropping defoma use in TTF/OTF font packages?

Paul Wise pabs at debian.org
Tue Nov 10 16:05:43 UTC 2009

2009/11/10 Josselin Mouette <joss at debian.org>:
> Le mardi 10 novembre 2009 à 16:59 +0800, Paul Wise a écrit :
>> Joss, one of those backends is pango, which you co-maintain. If you
>> could drop that backend soon it would be great.
> Actually Pango already uses Fontconfig, defoma is only used to generate
> some metadata; I don’t even know whether it is still used.

According to the upstream mailing list (see links in the bug report I
filed), the pangox.aliases file is no longer used by pango, despite
still being generated by the pango defoma backend.



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