Bug#384066: java-package: Please generate a debian specific fontconfig.properties to enable unicode fonts

Brian Brunswick bdb at forbidden.co.uk
Mon Aug 21 17:05:13 UTC 2006

Package: java-package
Version: 0.24
Severity: important

Most international fonts don't work inside java applets on debian
because it falls back to a generic minimal
fontconfig.properties. There are much more complete ones provided for
other distributions, but none for debian.

I took the fontconfig.RedHat.8.0.properties.src and did
's/misc-kochi /kochi-/' and copied it as fontconfig.properties,
and that got lots more fonts working including the japanese ones I wanted.
It should probably be called something like fontconfig.debian.properties, but
I don't know exactly what.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 3.1
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Kernel: Linux 2.6.15-1-686-smp
Locale: LANG=C, LC_CTYPE=C (charmap=ANSI_X3.4-1968)

Versions of packages java-package depends on:
ii  coreutils                     5.2.1-2    The GNU core utilities
ii  debhelper                     4.2.32     helper programs for debian/rules
ii  fakeroot                      1.2.10     Gives a fake root environment

-- no debconf information

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