[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#840393: Bug#840393: Bug#840393: Bug#840393: Bug#840393: mensis: FTBFS with newly released fontforge

Vasudev Kamath vasudev at copyninja.info
Sat Nov 26 15:06:52 UTC 2016

Adrian Bunk <bunk at stusta.de> writes:

> On Sat, Nov 12, 2016 at 10:05:06PM +0530, Vasudev Kamath wrote:
>> Adrian Bunk <bunk at stusta.de> writes:
>> > In unstable this is provided by:
>> >   /usr/include/fontforge/basics.h:extern void *grealloc(void *,long size);
>> Yeah right, but its no longer provided in new fontforge. Upstream also
>> mentioned same.
> What is the suggested fix for that?

There is no fix suggested by fontforge upstream. They said the upstream
of mensis is dead and it will be a lot of task to make it work with new
fontforge. So it should be decided if we intend to keep mensis in Debian
or drop it.

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