Bug 1003569 - SFML included non-free fonts.
SFML included non-free fonts.
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: SFML (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Julian Sikorski
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Hans de Goede
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Blocks: FE-Legal 997679
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Reported: 2013-09-02 07:48 EDT by mejiko
Modified: 2013-11-23 22:57 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: compat-SFML16-1.6-4.fc20
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Last Closed: 2013-11-23 22:57:28 EST
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Description mejiko 2013-09-02 07:48:21 EDT

SFML included "sansation" font.

License URI:


This license is not allowed modify, sell, and restrictive requirement.
Its non-free.


1. Remove non-free fonts and rebuild.

2. Replace Fedora free (Fedora acceptable licensed) files.

3. Remove Fedora repos.



Comment 1 mejiko 2013-09-02 07:49:04 EDT
Blocking FE-Legal, This is license problem.
Comment 2 Michael Schwendt 2013-09-02 08:25:57 EDT
Very interesting:

> -Do not pass the font files without this textfile!

The included font is v1.2 (2008), which was published with the same restrictions file, which is missing in SFML.


$ cd SFML-2.0
$ grep -i Sansation * -R
Binary file examples/pong/resources/sansation.ttf matches
examples/pong/Pong.cpp:    if (!font.loadFromFile("resources/sansation.ttf"))
examples/shader/Shader.cpp:    if (!font.loadFromFile("resources/sansation.ttf"))
Binary file examples/shader/resources/sansation.ttf matches
examples/opengl/OpenGL.cpp:    if (!font.loadFromFile("resources/sansation.ttf"))
Binary file examples/opengl/resources/sansation.ttf matches
examples/cocoa/CMakeLists.txt:              ${SRCROOT}/resources/sansation.ttf
examples/cocoa/CocoaAppDelegate.mm:        if (!font.loadFromFile(resPath + "/sansation.ttf")) {
Binary file examples/cocoa/resources/sansation.ttf matches
Binary file tools/xcode/templates/SFML/SFML CLT.xctemplate/sansation.ttf matches
tools/xcode/templates/SFML/SFML CLT.xctemplate/main.cpp:    if (!font.loadFromFile("sansation.ttf")) {
tools/xcode/templates/SFML/SFML CLT.xctemplate/TemplateInfo.plist:            <string>sansation.ttf</string>
tools/xcode/templates/SFML/SFML CLT.xctemplate/TemplateInfo.plist:            <key>sansation.ttf</key>
tools/xcode/templates/SFML/SFML CLT.xctemplate/TemplateInfo.plist:                <string>sansation.ttf</string>
Binary file tools/xcode/templates/SFML/SFML App.xctemplate/sansation.ttf matches
tools/xcode/templates/SFML/SFML App.xctemplate/main.cpp:    if (!font.loadFromFile(resourcePath() + "sansation.ttf")) {
tools/xcode/templates/SFML/SFML App.xctemplate/TemplateInfo.plist:            <string>sansation.ttf</string>
tools/xcode/templates/SFML/SFML App.xctemplate/TemplateInfo.plist:            <key>sansation.ttf</key>
tools/xcode/templates/SFML/SFML App.xctemplate/TemplateInfo.plist:                <string>sansation.ttf</string>
Comment 3 mejiko 2013-10-15 01:01:14 EDT
I best suggests that replace non-free font to free font. (but not tested)

E.g GNU Freefont, libration font, etc...

If removing this font, There code is not work. (I think)



Comment 4 Hans de Goede 2013-11-18 14:51:48 EST
SFML-2.0-6 is on its way to the repositories, this version includes a cleaned up source tarbal with the offending font files removed.
Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2013-11-19 02:22:14 EST
compat-SFML16-1.6-4.fc20, SFML-2.0-6.fc20 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 20.
Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2013-11-19 16:53:34 EST
Package compat-SFML16-1.6-4.fc20, SFML-2.0-6.fc20:
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 20 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing compat-SFML16-1.6-4.fc20 SFML-2.0-6.fc20'
as soon as you are able to.
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Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2013-11-23 22:57:28 EST
compat-SFML16-1.6-4.fc20, SFML-2.0-6.fc20 has been pushed to the Fedora 20 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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