[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#772687: Bug#772687: fonts-droid: fallback font is installed too early to fontconfig

Vasudev Kamath vasudev at copyninja.info
Tue Dec 30 05:48:42 UTC 2014

Jonas Smedegaard <dr at jones.dk> writes:

> Quoting Vasudev Kamath (2014-12-29 17:44:54)
>> Jonas Smedegaard <dr at jones.dk> writes:
>>> But (judging only from above comments) there might be another issue 
>>> with that loop not handling errors correctly.  Perhaps as simple as a 
>>> "set -e" (although I seem to recall that maintainer scripts shouldn't 
>>> blindly do that).
>> Yes, there should be probably a declaration
>> SHELL := sh -e
>> which would error out when anything in shell command goes wrong. But I 
>> think its better to target this post Jessie.
> I recommend to not unconditonally instruct make to fail any and all 
> shell invocations, but care for error handling separately for each call.
> E.g. when using pipes, failures may be hidden, which I fear has a higher 
> risk of being missed if not every single shell call is inspected for 
> error handling.

I see. What is your way of handling the shell errors?. I would be happy
to adopt your version :).

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