[Pkg-fonts-devel] current state and future of liberation-fonts

Fabian Greffrath fabian at greffrath.com
Tue Jun 25 09:11:34 UTC 2013

Am 25.06.2013 10:53, schrieb pravin.d.s at gmail.com:
> Yes, Regression was identified.
> In fact i am also thinking on this line. We have couple of bugs pending
> [4][5] in Fedora against Liberation 1.0 to add some more characters. At
> the same time the same characters are already available in Liberation 2.0.

[4] https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=952778

Could this be related to the following bug reported in Debian BTS?


> No. Liberation 1.0 is not deferred in favor of other font. Since there
> is no alternative font providing same crisp hinting effect and same time
> have more glyph coverage. Fedora still uses Liberation 1.0 and if there
> are any major bugs upstream is ready to fix and make new releases.

Alright, so the current plan is "wait and see what happens"?

> What version of Liberation does Debian ships presently?

1.07.2 with a couple of patches taken from Fedora:




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