[Pkg-fonts-devel] Amiri 0.106 fails to build on Debian

Paul Wise pabs at debian.org
Wed Jun 5 13:12:33 UTC 2013

On Wed, Jun 5, 2013 at 9:08 PM, أحمد المحمودي wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 05, 2013 at 02:51:28PM +0200, Khaled Hosny wrote:
>> On Wed, Jun 05, 2013 at 02:27:35PM +0200, أحمد المحمودي wrote:
>> > Failed to find NameList: AGL For New Fonts
>> […]
>> > AttributeError: 'fontforge.font' object has no attribute 'addMarkClass'
>> You will need the latest (unreleased?) FontForge or better Sorts Mill
>> Tools (since I don’t use FontForge anymore and have no idea how they
>> screwed it). Just using the distributed TTF files is the your safest
>> option, if you want my opinion.
> ---end quoted text---
>   Pkg-fonts team: I will cease to build Amiri font from source, and just
>   use the distributed TTF files.
>   Any comments before I upload ?

Sorts Mill Tools are already in Debian. I would suggest continuing to
build from source. We don't accept FTBFS bugs in software and we
should not accept them in fonts either.



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