Description of problem:
The Dejavu-fonts fail to meet buildrequires to compile due to missing file:
This file was offered by Perl in previous releases but seems to be missing in Perl 5.14
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Try and rebuild dejavu-fonts with Perl version 5.14.1-187
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Make sure your build environment has Perl version 5.14.1-187
2. try and build dejavu-fonts from src rpm
3. watch it complain about missing buildrequires even though Perl is installed
BuildRequires not met, failed build
Perl should provide missing file again or BuildRequires should be changes in spec file for dejavu-fonts
Drat, did the perl guys move the file elsewhere? Because I don't relish the thought of packaging it separately (I know where the unicode consortium publishes it, but the legal aspects are unpleasant)
Perl 5.14 has removed some files from .../unicore/ in an effort to trim it (according to git logs) from 17M to 7M. Blocks.txt has survived, but UnicodeData.txt is no longer shipped.
Other existing providers of UnicodeData.txt on F16 are:
Unfortunately, none of these also contain Blocks.txt.
(In reply to comment #1)
> Because I don't relish the
> thought of packaging it separately (I know where the unicode consortium
> publishes it, but the legal aspects are unpleasant)
and the license (Exhibit 1 on that page), which according to this message:
is MIT. So, packaging the data could be useful to us?
(In reply to comment #3)
> (In reply to comment #1)
> > Because I don't relish the
> > thought of packaging it separately (I know where the unicode consortium
> > publishes it, but the legal aspects are unpleasant)
> and the license (Exhibit 1 on that page), which according to this message:
> is MIT.
That's a nice change. IIRC it was not always so (that's why I piggybacked on perl originally)
> So, packaging the data could be useful to us?
Yes. That would help dejavu, but also all the packages that ship unicode definitions, and could be cleaned up to use a central package (that could be synced with unicode releases instead of each package shipping obsolete definitions)
If you feel like doing some resource packaging http://opensource.adobe.com/wiki/display/cmap/CMap+Resources is also duplicated everywhere
Otherwise I'll just package unicode data next time dejavu does a release and I need to rebuild the package
Ok I packaged Unicode UCD in bug 757290 if anyone wants to help
review it. :)
Fixed in dejavu-fonts-2.33-2.fc16
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