[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#732743: Bug#732743: fontforge: please mark fontforge multiarch foreign

Christian PERRIER bubulle at debian.org
Sat Dec 21 07:46:53 UTC 2013

Quoting Dimitri John Ledkov (xnox at debian.org):
> Package: fontforge
> Version: 20120731.b-4
> Severity: normal
> Tags: patch
> User: ubuntu-devel at lists.ubuntu.com
> Usertags: origin-ubuntu ubuntu-patch trusty
> Dear Maintainer,
> fontforge is typically used to generate and process fonts at buildtime,
> the output that is produced by fontforge under such conditions is
> platform independant. There are packages that build-depend on fontforge,
> and thus to enable cross-compilation of those, it would help to mark
> fontforge / fontforge-nox packages as Multi-Arch: foreign, similar to
> other build-tools, e.g. automake, autoconf, et. al.

I see no harm to this.

Any objection from other font packages maintainers?

Otherwise...added to my TODO list.

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