[Pkg-fonts-devel] existing fontforge repo on git.debian.org [was: Re: converting fontforge packaging repo to git]

Daniel Kahn Gillmor dkg at fifthhorseman.net
Mon Feb 6 20:56:43 UTC 2012

On 02/06/2012 03:43 PM, Khaled Hosny wrote:
> IIRC, that was a mirror of upstream CVS, now that upstream is now using
> git this serves no purpose. The description here[1] seems to agree to my
> recollection.
> [1] http://anonscm.debian.org/gitweb/?p=pkg-fonts/fontforge.git;a=summary

Rogério wrote:

> Feel free to kill it. It was a mirror of the CVS repository that
> fontforge used, before sourceforge had that downtime and the fontforge
> people moved on to git.

Thanks for the pointer, Khaled, and for the confirmation, Rogério!

I'll try to clean it up and publish a new variant there once i've got it
sorted out.  I'll send mail to the list when that's done so people can
check it out.

hopefully we'll be able to publish a snapshotted release based on
upstream git by sometime next week.


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