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Re: Updated new package : dejavu-fonts-1.10



On Mon, 2005-05-23 at 22:42 +0200, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
> Le lundi 23 mai 2005 à 15:24 -0500, Tom 'spot' Callaway a écrit :
> > On Mon, 2005-05-23 at 21:48 +0200, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
> > > Tom 'spot' Callaway a écrit :
> 
> > > > Bad:
> > > > 
> > > > - Missing Requires: fontconfig (is there ever a scenario where we don't
> > > > want fc-cache to run on %post?)
> > > 
> > > This part is 100% the same as the Vera package in FC.
> > 
> > Then, the Vera package in FC is probably broken. If we want to run
> > fc-cache, then we need fontconfig to be installed, and thats the only
> > way to be sure of it.
> > 
> > Now, if you can provide a case where we would not want to run fc-cache
> > on %post, then perhaps this isn't a blocker. :)
> 
> Well, from memory (you should really read the archives or ask Owen to
> get the full explanation) :
> 
> We use "opportunistic" scriptlets here - they'll use fc-cache if it's
> present on system, but do not require it. This means you can install
> fonts on a system without fontconfig (think application server that has
> its own font processing lib...). However, if you have a single app
> on-system that uses fontconfig, its own requires will have it installed
> and fc-cache will be run (either at fontconfig install time or at font
> install time)

Ah, ok. Seems reasonable enough. I withdraw my objection and approve
dejavu-fonts.

~spot
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