[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#786971: Bug#786971: Bug#786971: fonts-roboto: build from source, new upstream

Paul Wise pabs at debian.org
Wed Jan 4 01:18:43 UTC 2017

On Wed, Jan 4, 2017 at 7:33 AM, James Godfrey-Kittle wrote:

> It might be worth noting that prebuilt fonts now exist on the Roboto github
> page: https://github.com/google/roboto/releases
> Roboto is constantly being updated with fixes, so if you ever feel inspired
> to update the Debian package this could make maintenance easier (just using
> the contents of roboto-hinted.zip and roboto-unhinted.zip should suffice).

Shipping prebuilt fonts (or other files) is usually an unacceptable
DFSG-violation, we need to build them from source using open source
build tools.



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