[Pkg-fonts-devel] Packaging a font already provided by texlive?

Fabian Greffrath fabian at greffrath.com
Wed May 3 06:53:09 UTC 2017

Hi there,

Boyuan Yang wrote:
> I'm not sure what to do next. I tried to create a pure-symlink package [2]
> and introduce
> "texlive-lang-chinese" as a dependency, which works. But I'm not quite
> sure if Debian
> will accept such a package.

pretty sure it's the other way round, i.e. please introduce a fonts-fandol
package for the font in question and file a bug report against
texlive-lang-chinese to add this as a dependency for the next revision.

Just have a look at how many dependencies on existing font packages are
already there for the texlive-lang-chinese package:


It are way more for other similar packages like


 - Fabian

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