[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#413571: Bug#413571: Debian bug #413571 for DejaVu font still present in latest SVN snapshot

Christian PERRIER bubulle at debian.org
Tue Apr 2 16:33:49 UTC 2013

Quoting Fabian Greffrath (fabian at greffrath.com):
> Hi Christian,
> > I'm indeed pondering compatibility symlinks. Have we done that for
> > other packages already?
> I've seen you solved this by symlinking the old and new font directories.
> This practice is highly discouraged, please c.f.
> http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2012/10/msg00070.html

Grmbl. Not being online doesn't help me to check this but, at first
glance, I need to be convinced that a simple solution is discouraged
in favor of a complicated one (which will, over time, bring problems
for maintenance).

Will read that link, though.

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