[Pkg-fonts-devel] fontforge in the upcoming Debian release

Vasudev Kamath vasudev at copyninja.info
Fri Oct 7 15:28:10 UTC 2016

Adam Borowski <kilobyte at angband.pl> writes:

> On Thu, Oct 06, 2016 at 12:29:05PM +0200, Andrew Shadura wrote:
>> Hello everyone,
>> As there was a release of FontForge yesterday, and I've been using
>> upstream packaging for a while since ours is so much outdated, I thought
>> about helping update the package to the latest release and uploading it
>> to unstable. However, there are some questions about the current packaging:
>> 1. Why is there an epoch (1:)? The previous versions don't seem to
>> conflict with the current ones, is it really needed?
> Good question.  I guess it's an artefact of intermediate versions that
> haven't even been uploaded.
>> 2. Is there anything that prevents the version of FontForge in
>> experimental from going to unstable right now?
> The new version causes a bunch of FTBFSes in other packages.
> Logs from my last rebuild of build-rdeps:
> https://angband.pl/tmp/ff10/failed/

Thanks Adam for replying and sorry for delay bit busy in life. I was
supposed to file bug on those failed packages but did not get enough
time to do that.

Since Andrew said a new version is released let me see how packaging
that goes.


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