[Pkg-fonts-devel] Please let fonts-liberation migrate to testing

Christian PERRIER bubulle at debian.org
Tue Aug 20 17:20:13 UTC 2013

Quoting Julien Cristau (jcristau at debian.org):
> On Tue, Aug 20, 2013 at 11:46:28 +0200, Fabian Greffrath wrote:
> > Dear release team,
> > 
> > src:fonts-liberation_1.07.2-7 is currently stuck in unstable. Britney
> > hesitates to let it migrate to testing, because it does not provide the
> > ttf-liberation transitional package anymore. However, that transition
> > has been done in the previous release cycle, so please allow its
> > migration.
> > 
> No, the transition is not done.  If you want the new version to
> migrate, bring the transitional package back until you've updated the
> rdeps.  (This whole renaming game with font packages seems entirely
> pointless...)

It is not:
- consistency with other distros
- stupidly naming packages after the format of the font file
- not having "font" as part of the name of a font package

So, no, it is not pointless.

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