[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#518258: [Pkg-fonts-bugs] Bug#518258: more on the dangling symlinks problem

Christian PERRIER bubulle at debian.org
Fri Mar 11 05:42:00 UTC 2011

Quoting Andrew T. Young (aty at mintaka.sdsu.edu):
> This is essentially the same problem described in bug #452127 -- which
> also cites bugs 419052, 437674, and 440142.  The last two are the most
> informative.
> Although 440142 claims the problem was fixed with a corrected file
> "ttf-dejavu-extra.defoma-hints" in the ttf-dejavu-extra package, it
> appears that there is currently *no* defoma hintfile in any of the
> ttf-dejavu* packages.  This may be what's needed to get the links
> installed correctly.

defoma is now considered obsolete. Font packages are progressively
dropping dependencies on it...and they're not longer installing hints

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