[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#689575: fonts-liberation: breaks applications relying on the ttf-liberation name

Christian PERRIER bubulle at debian.org
Fri Oct 5 16:24:25 UTC 2012

Quoting Fabian Greffrath (fabian at greffrath.com):
> Am 04.10.2012 10:24, schrieb Fabian Greffrath:
> >Indeed, it is wrong for fonts-liberation to "Provides: ttf-liberation"
> >without actually providing the expected files.
> I've fixed this in SVN, but I am not sure if it's worth a freeze
> exception. Escpecially, since calibre 0.9.0+dfsg-1 has just been
> uploaded to unstable and contains a fix for this issue.

When seeing that bug report, I hesitated yesterday, and I finally put
the mail in my "things to do later" mailbox..:-)

IMHO, the best compromise is asking the release team advice, with a
proposed patch. IMHO, there are good chances they agree about the

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