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|Summary:||unneeded legacy font requires|
|Product:||[Fedora] Fedora||Reporter:||Sarantis Paskalis <paskalis>|
|Component:||java-1.6.0-openjdk||Assignee:||Deepak Bhole <dbhole>|
|Status:||CLOSED WONTFIX||QA Contact:||Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>|
|Version:||16||CC:||ahughes, dbhole, fonts-bugs, jon.vanalten, jvanek, lkundrak, mjw, mmatejov, omajid|
|Fixed In Version:||Doc Type:||Bug Fix|
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|Last Closed:||2013-02-13 08:44:50 EST||Type:||---|
|oVirt Team:||---||RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:|
Description Sarantis Paskalis 2012-02-16 05:34:22 EST
Description of problem: java-1.6.0-openjdk-188.8.131.52-63.1.11 re-introduces a legacy font require long ago dismissed Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): java-1.6.0-openjdk-184.108.40.206-63.1.11 How reproducible: always Steps to Reproduce: 1. update or install java-1.6.0-openjdk-220.127.116.11-63.1.11 2. two packages (xorg-x11-fonts-Type1 and ttmkfdir) are dependency installed 3. Additional info: This is a headless installation. No fonts whatsoever need to be installed, only jvm functionality to be present. I understand that this is an ugly hack to bug #721033. It is also against Fedora packaging guidelines to include spurious font dependencies. Even desktop managers do not require fonts, why would a jvm implementation need it. _If_ a desktop application needs the fonts, they can require them in that case. Please also see bug #657491 for a similar incident.
Comment 1 Fedora End Of Life 2013-01-16 08:05:53 EST
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Comment 2 Fedora End Of Life 2013-02-13 08:44:53 EST
Fedora 16 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2013-02-12. Fedora 16 is no longer maintained, which means that it will not receive any further security or bug fix updates. As a result we are closing this bug. If you can reproduce this bug against a currently maintained version of Fedora please feel free to reopen this bug against that version. Thank you for reporting this bug and we are sorry it could not be fixed.