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

Christian PERRIER bubulle at debian.org
Mon Oct 29 18:01:33 UTC 2012

Quoting Fabian Greffrath (fabian at greffrath.com):
> Am 28.10.2012 18:18, schrieb Christian PERRIER:
> >Up to now, we had compatibility symlinks for each font. I just
> >replaced them with a compatibility symlink for the entire directory,
> >as you suggest.
> PS: The problem is not that the /u/s/fonts/ttf-liberation directory
> is not there (actually, it is, by means of
> debian/ttf-liberation.dirs). The problem is that fonts-liberation
> claimed to be ttf-liberation (by means of the Provides: field)
> without providing this actual directory. It is, however, still there
> in the ttf-liberation transitional package.
> We just needed to remove the Provides field, which I have already
> done in my previous commit.

OK sorry for the trouble. I just reverted my commit.  I had Helmut's
bug report for quite a while in my "things to look at" list and, as far
as I know, it hadn't been answered which explains why I tried to do

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