[Pkg-fonts-devel] fontlint on the PTS?

Paul Wise pabs at debian.org
Wed Jan 6 02:43:46 UTC 2010

On Wed, Jan 6, 2010 at 1:13 AM, Christian PERRIER <bubulle at debian.org> wrote:

> I wasn't aware about fontlint which I just discovered with your
> mail..:)


> So, at first glance, that seems to be a good idea...but are errors
> such as ones reported by fontlint common errors? It should have
> immediate benefits to get if we want to motivate someone to implement
> such thing.

I ran it over all the fonts I had installed (most of the ones in main)
and almost all of them had some complaint. Some of the complaints
aren't necessarily a concern for Debian, but might be for upstream;
for example there is one about certain font features not working on

Parsing the output is probably going to be the hard bit for this.



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