[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#820825: Bug#820825: fonts-freefont-ttf: Monospaced face doesn't set correct PANOSE value

Shaun Walbridge shaun.walbridge at gmail.com
Sun Feb 12 05:53:41 UTC 2017

Hello Fabian,

I can no longer reproduce the issue in stretch/sid, the font is correctly
being reported as monospaced. The current package version does however
contain less glyphs (3921) than the previous release (4177), but that can
be handled in a separate issue.


On Wed, Dec 21, 2016 at 7:04 AM, Fabian Greffrath <fabian at greffrath.com>

> Hi Shaun,
> Shaun Walbridge wrote:
> > Currently, the monospaced variant of the font (FreeMono.ttf) doesn't
> > correctly set the PANOSE proportion value (bProportion) for the font.
> > The version directly provided by the FreeFont project contains the
> > correct PANOSE proportion value.
> does this problem still persist with the fonts-freefont packages currently
> in testing and unstable? I am asking because they were built with a much
> newer fontforge version.
> Thanks,
>  - Fabian
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