[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#916123: grcompiler: Please use pkg-config to detect icu

Hugh McMaster hugh.mcmaster at outlook.com
Mon Dec 10 11:36:37 GMT 2018

Package: grcompiler
Version: 4.2-6+b3
Severity: normal

Dear Maintainer,

icu-config has been deprecated by its upstream developers for some years now.
In icu 63.1, icu-config is optional to install, but installed by default. In
the next version, icu-config will no longer be installed by default.

The developers recommend downstream packages use pkg-config to detect the icu

Debian will remove icu-config from libicu-dev shortly. Hence, the need to patch
grcompiler to use pkg-config to detect icu.

Please let me know if you need any help with this change.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: buster/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
Foreign Architectures: i386

Kernel: Linux 4.18.0-3-amd64 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_AU.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_AU.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8), LANGUAGE=en_AU:en (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /usr/bin/dash
Init: systemd (via /run/systemd/system)
LSM: AppArmor: enabled

Versions of packages grcompiler depends on:
ii  libc6       2.28-2
ii  libgcc1     1:8.2.0-11
ii  libicu63    63.1-5
ii  libstdc++6  8.2.0-11

grcompiler recommends no packages.

Versions of packages grcompiler suggests:
ii  firefox         63.0.3-1
ii  libgraphite2-3  1.3.12-1
pn  libreoffice     <none>
pn  pango-graphite  <none>

-- no debconf information

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