[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#599059: Bug#599059: Bug#599059: Bug#599059: merging Tuffy font fork

Paul Wise pabs at debian.org
Thu Aug 25 17:13:42 UTC 2011

On Thu, Aug 25, 2011 at 6:52 PM, Christian PERRIER <bubulle at debian.org> wrote:
> Quoting Fabian Greffrath (fabian at greffrath.com):
>> Am 24.08.2011 16:48, schrieb Paul Wise:
>> >Great stuff! Marking as fixed-upstream. Fabian is already working on
>> >getting it into Debian.
>> Looks quite ready to me. I still don't understand the lintian
>> warning about the duplicate fonts, though. There simply are no fonts
>> in the ttf-tuffy package anymore.
> We have it on all packages we rename. Probably a bug in lintian, in
> some way. I added overrides to packages I renamed...but that's not
> mandatory.

Its a bug in lintian, due to hard-coded package names. It is a bug to
add overrides for this (and other things that can be fixed in
lintian), please don't do that. Instead we should fix lintian by
getting the maintainers to fix and re-run their refresh-fonts-data



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