After a long and rather painful battle with bug reports, revision
systems, and general confusion, I think I have succeeded in bringing
the svn/ directory of freefont up to date with the sources in the
Debian ttf-freefont package.
I have set a CVS symbolic tag in the .svn files, named
The method was: first to bring freefont back to where the split
occurred with Debian. This involved removal of two commits (including
the above casualty). Then I applied the patches
as listed in the 'series' file produced by ttf-freefont_20060501cvs-12.diff.
One of the commits un-done was re-done by one of these patches. I
made a diff of the other, and meant to apply it after.
There has been a casualty. One patch by Denis Jacquerye, has been
un-done, and although I made a diff,
the patch has failed. I hope we can soon repair this some other way.
RCS file: /sources/freefont/freefont/sfd/FreeSans.sfd,v
date: 2006-05-01 14:42:53 +0200; author: moyogo; state: Exp; lines:
(I actually took the time to test the patch application on a second
copy, and there it worked.
I don't know why this failed)
With this merge, it should be possible to continue unhindered with