[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#794743: New version of ttfautohint packaging

Vasudev Kamath vasudev at copyninja.info
Thu Oct 8 08:43:27 UTC 2015

Hi Gurkan,

gurkan <gurkan at phys.ethz.ch> writes:

> Hi Vasudev
>> There is new version of ttfautohint available. Do you plan to
>> package it
>> any time soon?. More of the fonts are using new version of ttfautohint
>> and since we are building fonts from source we need to have newer
>> version of ttfautohint in archive.
> I have some updated versions here http://sid.ethz.ch/debian/ttfautohint/
> However it doesn't look I'm going to find time to get that sponsored
> somehow
> soon or at the moment.

Thanks!. I will check it out and update package properly and ask for

>> As of now lohit fonts for Indian languages maintained in Debian-IN
>> needs
>> ttfautohint.
>> I saw that though team maintained ttfautohint is not using team Vcs,
>> infact there is no package Vcs. Is it okay with you to use Git vcs of
>> pkg-fonts? If you are fine I can import current version in archive into
>> a Git repository.
> Please go ahead with whatever helps you to get the updated versions
> where you need
> it, that's why it's team maintained after all.

Yes true but first step is asking current maintainer on what he feels
:-). I will import existing version into git repo of the team and update
it from there.


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