[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#857589: Bug#857589: fontforge: Please install the appdata file in the main graphical fontforge package

Vasudev Kamath vasudev-debian at copyninja.info
Sun Jun 18 07:19:52 UTC 2017


Sorry for very delayed response, was caught up with life. 

Laurent Bigonville <bigon at debian.org> writes:

> On Mon, 13 Mar 2017 00:41:30 +0100 Laurent Bigonville <bigon at debian.org> 
> wrote:
>  > Hi,
>  >
>  > Could you please install the fontforge.appdata.xml file in the main
>  > graphical package.
>  >
>  > You must also move the corresponding .desktop file to that package.
> Oups, the .desktop file is already in the proper package, so nevermind.

I asked fontforge upstream on if there is any way to make it installed
by their build system but unfortunately there is none.

Also it seems they are not yet sure about quality of this file ¹ and
they have not yet come to clear consensus on it. If some one can review
this file and say that it is okay to ship, I will include it in next

¹ https://github.com/fontforge/fontforge/issues/892

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