[Pkg-fonts-devel] RFS: fonts-play
Martin Erik Werner
martinerikwerner at gmail.com
Thu Dec 15 17:34:44 UTC 2011
On Wed, 2011-12-14 at 18:34 +0100, Christian PERRIER wrote:
> (CC'ing you just in case, though I think you're subscribed to pkg-fonts-devel)
> Quoting Martin Erik Werner (martinerikwerner at gmail.com):
> > Dear mentors and pkg-fontsers,
> > I am looking for a sponsor for my package "fonts-play".
> I added it to my TODO list as I'm now sponsoring most of the font
> packages maintained under the team's umbrella.
> Please feel free to ping me in case it falls under the pile...:)
> Interesting that you used git for packaging. I think it opens the
> opportunity for those in the team who would like to use it rather than
> SVN (which is used for other packages maintained by pkg-fonts), to
> switch to git.
> Help in importing the current SVN repo in git would be
> appreciated. Most font packages in pkg-fonts SVN use an
> svn-buildpackage style layout.
I noticed that a couple of other font packages were already contained in
git so I'm not sure I'm the first one here... I don't have much
experience in git->svn migration, but I'm happy to help out where I can.
As far as I know, it seems common practice to keep separate packages in
separate git repositories, would this be the intention for pkg-fonts as
well in the case of migration?
Also, there's quite a few differing workflow setups with git, I'm using
a standard git-buildpackage style, with quilt slapped on top without
integration, I'm guessing opinions differ here ;)
As mentioned, creating a separate googlefontdirectory-tools(name?) with
the capability to build gfd fonts from source, is something I'd like to
do in the future, hopefully some current gfd packages might find it
Martin Erik Werner <martinerikwerner at gmail.com>
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