Please merge fontconfig 2.8.0-2 from Debian testing (main)

Bug #490326 reported by Baptiste Mille-Mathias on 2009-11-30
This bug affects 4 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
fontconfig (Ubuntu)
Mathieu Trudel-Lapierre
unixcw (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: fontconfig

New upstream release (2.8.0).
Lots of things happen since the old version shipped in karmic but the most notable thing is performance & memory improvement

fontconfig (2.8.0-0ubuntu1) lucid; urgency=low

  * New upstream release:
    - Various performance and memory enhancement (during 2.7.x timeframe)
  * debian/patches/00_old_diff_gz.patch:
    - update patch

 -- Baptiste Mille-Mathias <email address hidden> Wed, 04 Nov 2009 22:14:10 +0100

Changed in fontconfig (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
summary: - Update to 2.8.0
+ Please sync fontconfig 2.8.0-2 from Debian testing (main)

Lucid needs a fontconfig update:

A fontconfig vs. defoma issue is causing other packages (e.g. unixcw) to FTBFS in Lucid. That problem has been fixed upsteam in Debian as .

Changed in fontconfig (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Harry Rickards (hrickards) wrote :

Agreed. Please fix this bug.

Alexander Sack (asac) on 2010-01-13
summary: - Please sync fontconfig 2.8.0-2 from Debian testing (main)
+ Please merge fontconfig 2.8.0-2 from Debian testing (main)

I have spoken with Alexander Sack and I will take a look at doing the work for merging from squeeze, so I'm assigning myself this bug.

Changed in fontconfig (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Mathieu Trudel (mathieu-tl)
status: Confirmed → In Progress
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package fontconfig - 2.8.0-2ubuntu1

fontconfig (2.8.0-2ubuntu1) lucid; urgency=low

  * Merge from Debian testing, remaining changes: (LP: #490326)
    - fix buildd bustage by ignoring errors in postinst and prerm (taken
      from debian NMU by Riku Voipio <email address hidden>)
      - add debian/fontconfig.prerm
      - update debian/fontconfig.postinst
    - debian/fontconfig-config.postinst: drop debconf transition;
      we remove conf.d links for hinting, subpixel and bitmap configs
      and stop looking at debconf, excluding 70-no-bitmaps.conf.
    - debian/fontconfig-config.postinst: also exclude 70-no-bitmaps.conf
      from "drop debconf transition" to ensure that it doesn't get removed
      - keep adding it in CONF_FILES through 07_no_bitmaps.patch as well.
    - debian/patches/00_old_diff_gz.patch:
      - add MgOpen Moderna family to 40-nonlatin.conf
      - reorder Bitstream Vera and DejaVu families in 60-latin.conf
    - debian/patches/00_old_diff_gz.patch,
      - add extra config files:
        - antialias and hinting.
        - 52-languageselector.conf
        - 53-monospace-lcd-filter.conf
    - debian/patches/05_lcdfilterlegacy.patch: Recognize const value
      "lcdfilterlegacy", introduced before upstream did introduce "lcdlegacy"
    - debian/patches/06_ubuntu_lcddefault.patch: set lcddefault as default
    - drop debian/fontconfig-config.templates, debian/fontconfig-config.config,
      and associtated po files.
  * purge debconf database when upgrading from previous versions.
 -- Mathieu Trudel <email address hidden> Thu, 14 Jan 2010 13:23:47 -0500

Changed in fontconfig (Ubuntu):
status: In Progress → Fix Released
Kamal Mostafa (kamalmostafa) wrote :

Package 'unixcw' is now building successfully on all platforms. Thanks for your work Mathieu.

Changed in unixcw (Ubuntu):
status: New → Fix Released
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