[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#605871: Bug#605871: fontforge runs find / during the configure step

Fabian Greffrath fabian at greffrath.com
Mon Apr 15 07:16:12 UTC 2013

Am Montag, den 15.04.2013, 15:44 +0900 schrieb Hideki Yamane:
>  --with-freetype-src option should be used with relevant path like
>  "--with-freetype-src=/foobar". But anyway, freetype source file is
>  necessary to include to build with --with-freetype-bytecode option.

If this configure options is only relevant for building the bundled
freetype copy, then it should be alright as it currently is. The
freetype system library in Debian already has the byte-code interpreter

>  Q: Should we include freetype source with fontforge?
>     We can add it as multiple orig source as fontforge_0.0.20120101+git.orig-freetype-2.4.9.tar.xz
>     like I did for ttf-kochi package.

Please do not include a local copy of a library that is already packaged
in Debian.

 - Fabian

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