[Pkg-fonts-devel] How to change the font package name

Paul Wise pabs at debian.org
Mon Apr 7 00:34:00 UTC 2014

On Mon, Apr 7, 2014 at 12:50 AM, Christian PERRIER wrote:

> A transitional package is mandatory and should be kept at least until
> the next release cycle *and* as long as the package has reverse
> dependencies.

That reminds me, the reverse dependencies should be checked to see if
they have hardcoded font paths, if they do then you need to add
symlinks in the transitional package to the new locations. You should
also file bugs asking them to switch to the new package name and move
to using fontconfig or the new font location. I have written a
template for these bugs:




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