[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#911705: Bug#911705: #911705 [l10n|gu] debian-installer: fonts broken for Gujarati
jonas at jones.dk
Sun Dec 2 15:10:07 GMT 2018
Quoting Holger Wansing (2018-12-02 15:43:57)
> Holger Wansing <hwansing at mailbox.org> wrote:
> > Holger Wansing <hwansing at mailbox.org> wrote:
> > > Holger Wansing <hwansing at mailbox.org> wrote:
> > > > Package: fonts-freefont-udeb
> > > > Severity: normal
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > I just noticed that Gujarati is no longer unusable, because of
> > > > broken font (all characters replaced by placeholder, see
> > > > attached screenshot).
> > > >
> > > > This seems to be related to the new fonts-freefont-udeb package,
> > > > which replaced ttf-freefont-udeb:
> > > > When I use the ttf-freefont-udeb package from Stretch as
> > > > localudeb to build the netboot-gtk target here locally, Gujarati
> > > > fonts seem to be fine again (see second screenshot).
> Any chance we can get this fixed for Buster?
Perhaps someone in debian-in can help answer above?
An alternative is for Gujarati to use fonts-noto. If relevant, then
I'd be happy to extend the fonts-noto udeb as needed, but it needs
someone who actually understand Gujarati to proof-read if using Noto is
not inferior to the previous Freefont display, and it needs someone
(you, Holger?) to help generate something for those Gujarati experts to
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