[Pkg-fonts-devel] Common script for conversion of font files

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Wed Feb 16 16:31:21 UTC 2011

On Wed, Feb 16, 2011 at 10:02:13AM -0500, Daniel Kahn Gillmor wrote:
> On 02/16/2011 09:54 AM, Khaled Hosny wrote:
> > On Tue, Feb 15, 2011 at 10:44:07PM -0200, Rogério Brito wrote:
> >> http://packages.qa.debian.org/f/fontforge/news/20110118T151726Z.html
> > 
> > And you can only build lilypond fonts with long double enabled fontforge
> > (those need to be built since they are Matafont fonts), so we just
> > introduce a bug to fix a non-bug.
> Sounds like fontforge needs to be modified to use long-doubles (or not)
> as a runtime option instead of a compile-time option?  Or we introduce
> two fontforge binary packages, one built with long doubles and one
> without? (that seems like an ugly solution to me)
> or maybe there are some other ways to solve this problem for both
> packages (and for future packages)?

Yes, bundle FF from git :) it should have better long double support, if
not submit yet another bug/patch.


 Khaled Hosny
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