Bug 55544 - freetype package providing libs/programs that freetype-utils should
freetype package providing libs/programs that freetype-utils should
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: freetype (Show other bugs)
7.2
All Linux
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Assigned To: Mike A. Harris
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2001-11-01 15:07 EST by Rodney Dawes
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:37 EDT (History)
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Description Rodney Dawes 2001-11-01 15:07:11 EST
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Description of problem:
freetype is providing libttf.so.2, libttf.so.2.3.0 and ttmkfdir, these and
any other files relevant to the tarballs they are from should be moved to
the freetype-utils package, or possibly to other packages.  This will allow
better compatibility with third party packages such as the Ximian Desktop
that ship a freetype package that gets installed over the distribution
package. 

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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
Install third party freetype packages that don't contain freetype-pre1.4
and ttmkfdir as Sources.

Actual Results:  freetype-utils gets removed and ttmkfdir is no longer
available for installing new TrueType fonts.

Expected Results:  These should remain intact when installing third party
software.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Mike A. Harris 2001-11-01 23:11:49 EST
freetype is a core system library in Red Hat Linux.  Red Hat does not
support 3rd party packages upgrading core system components.

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