> Baptiste Jonglez <bapti...@bitsofnetworks.org> hat am 14. Februar 2018 um > 10:19 geschrieben: > > Quite frankly, the packaging issue itself is minor, I was just surprised > of the way it was handled: spending time to close several bug reports > about the issue and telling people that they are stupid , instead of just > fixing the issue in the first place. It goes against (my idea of) common > sense. > I was initially surprised by the force of the reaction you linked, but then saw this was a response to the *eleventh* request. That makes it a natural response to people being relentlessly obnoxious.
About the package itself, I agree that if libxfont2 were an *actual* replacement of libxfont, then the corresponding field should be filled in. According to upstream , the API/ABI is however entirely different, with according .so names. As such, you'd make use of packages the rely on the old API impossible solely for a short-term convenience. Alad