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fonts-freefont (20120503-10build1) hirsute; urgency=medium

   * No-change rebuild to drop the udeb package.


fonts-freefont (20120503-10) unstable; urgency=medium

   * debian/patches/build_python3_syntax.patch:
     - updated the build scripts syntax to be compatible with python3,
       fixed the build on Ubuntu focal


fonts-freefont (20120503-9) unstable; urgency=medium

   * Fix the appearance of the Slovak glyphs.


fonts-freefont (20120503-8) unstable; urgency=medium

   [ Andrew Shadura ]
   * Place glyphs for U+2E2A U+2E2B U+2E2C into their proper locations
     (Closes: #872472)
   [ Fabian Greffrath ]
   * Remove Christian Perrier from Uploaders, sorry to see you go
     (Closes: #895172).
   * Convert debian/copyright to machine-readable format and update
     license information as per upstream SVN r3855 (Closes: #891861).
     Add all previous package uploaders to copyright holders for
     debian/* and set license to GPL-3+, packaging is a derived
     work after all.
   * Bump debhelper compat to 11.
   * Bump Standards-Version to 4.1.4.
   * Update Vcs-* fields to point to salsa.
   * Actually apply Andrew Shadura's patch.
   * Use secure debian/copyright format URI.
   * Remove trailing whitespace from debian/changelog.
   * Add lintian overrides for a license paragraph in debian/copyright
     that only applies to generated files.


fonts-freefont (20120503-7) unstable; urgency=medium

   * Disable obsolete and poorly crafted fontforge version check.
   * Remove all traces of the transitional {ttf,otf}-freefont packages,
     (Closes: #878488).
   * Remove fonts-freefont-ttf.preinst file, does not apply anymore.
   * Bump debhelper compat to 10.
   * Bump Standards-Version to 4.1.1.


fonts-freefont (20120503-6) unstable; urgency=medium

   * Team upload.
   * Fix incomplete patch for the Braille fix (Closes: #848019).

fonts-freefont (20120503-5) unstable; urgency=medium

   * Thanks Adam Borowski for the following two patches:
     + Fix reversed floorleft and floorright in FreeSans (Closes: #704022).
     + Drop broken Braille range (Closes: #823029).
   * Change Uploaders field to my Debian account.
   * Do not override compression in dh_builddeb anymore.
   * Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.8.
   * Fix vcs-field-uses-insecure-uri lintian warnings.
   * Fix command-with-path-in-maintainer-script lintian warning.


fonts-freefont (20120503-4) unstable; urgency=low

   * Also re-introduce "Provides" ttf-freefont|otf-freefont

fonts-freefont (20120503-3) unstable; urgency=low

   * Re-introduce transitional packages. Closes: #737965


fonts-freefont (20120503-2) unstable; urgency=low

   * Use git for packaging: adapt Vcs-* fields
   * Update Standards to 3.9.4 (checked)
   * Add Multi-Arch: foreign field
   * Drop "Provides" as it is no
     longer needed (installations should have transitioned since wheezy
     and the package has anyway no reverse dependency.
   * Use xz extreme compression for deb packages
   * Drop ttf-freefont and otf-freefont transitional packages


fonts-freefont (20120503-1) unstable; urgency=low

   [ Christian Perrier ]
   * New upstream release
     + Fixes "Glyphs for U+2293 (square cap) and U+2294 (square cup) inverted"
       Closes: #659527
     + Removes accidentally included Untitled1.ttf
       Closes: #662924
     + Fixes "Strange glyphs for some chars in Control Pictures block"
       Closes: #632746
   * Rename source package to "fonts-freefont" to fit the Font
     Packages Naming Policy.
   * Bump debhelper compatibility to 9
   * Bump Standards to 3.9.3 (checked)
   [ Fabian Greffrath ]
   * Add myself to Uploaders.
   * Update debian/watch file.
   * Fix FTBFS twice in a row by properly using dh_auto_clean
     Closes: #662930
   * Adapt to the build system provided in the upstream tarball.
   * Remove some obsolete debhelper files.
   * Move debian/preinst to fonts-freefont-ttf.preinst.
   * Remove XC-Prefix from Package-Type field in debian/control.


ttf-freefont (20100919-1) unstable; urgency=low

   * New upstream release (Closes: #599151, #610849)
   * Remove dependencies on x-ttcidfont-conf and reflect the change in
     README.Debian as well
   * debian/copyright: add Steve White as current upstream maintainer
   * debian/control:
      - Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.1 (no changes needed)
      - Build-Depends-Indep set to "fontforge-nox | fontforge" to unburden
        buildds. Drop also version restriction (>= 0.0.20080330)
   * debian/scripts/FreeSans-strip: strip more ranges from the udeb:
     - Cherokee (u13A0:u13FF)
     - Unified Canadian Aboriginal Syllabics (u1400:u167F)
     - Unified Canadian Aboriginal Syllabics Extended (u18B0:u18FF)
     - Tifinagh (u2D30:u2D7F)
     - Vai (uA500:uA63F)
     - Latin Extended-D (uA720:uA7FF)
     - Osmanya (u10480:u104AF)


ttf-freefont (20090104-7) unstable; urgency=low

   [Rogério Brito]
   * Update the version of the GPL (Closes: #576146)
   * Update the years of copyright
   * Delete trailing whitespace
   [ Davide Viti ]
   * Prepare new release
   * debian/control: Bump Standards-Version to 3.8.4 (no changes needed)

ttf-freefont (20090104-6) unstable; urgency=low

   [ Jan Dittberner ]
   * Add binary package otf-freefont providing OpenType versions of the
     fonts (Closes: #575729)
     - add debian/otf-freefont.dirs, debian/,
       debian/otf-freefont.install, debian/scripts/ConvertOTFont.ff
     - call ConvertOTFont.ff in debian/scripts/
     - add OTF related lines to debian/rules
     - add new binary package stanza to debian/control
   * Set debhelper dependency version to (>= 7.0.50~) to fix lintian
   [ Davide Viti ]
   * Prepare new release


ttf-freefont (20090104-5) unstable; urgency=low

   [ Christian Perrier ]
   * Switch to debhelper v7
   * Use a minimal debian/rules file
   * Switch to 3.0 (quilt) source format
   * As a consequence of the above, no longer build-depend on quilt and cdbs
   * Add ${misc:Depends} to dependencies to properly cope with
     debhelper-triggerred dependencies
   * Add myself as Uploader
   * Update Standards to 3.8.3 (checked)
   [ Davide Viti ]
   * Remove defoma hints files and dependency on defoma

ttf-freefont (20090104-4) unstable; urgency=low

   * debian/control: change source section to "fonts"

ttf-freefont (20090104-3) unstable; urgency=low

   * scripts/ re-encode as "unicodeFull" as to
     deal with glyphs in ranges > uFFFF
   * scripts/FreeSans-strip: simplify stripping glyphs in high ranges (>
     uFFFF) taking advantage of new version of
   * Really strip Ugaritic, Old Persian and Phoenician out of the udeb
   * debian/control: Bump Standards-Version to 3.8.2
   * Bump Build-Depends on debhelper to 5.0.42: replace binary-install
     with install in debian/rules to fix building with DH_COMPAT>=5

ttf-freefont (20090104-2) unstable; urgency=low

   * Upload to unstable

ttf-freefont (20090104-1) experimental; urgency=low

   * New upstream release (Closes: #509858)
   * Fix wrong upstream URLs
     - debian/watch
     - debian/control
     - debian/copyright
   * debian/control: fix lintian warning about missing ${misc:Depends}
     in binary entries
   * debian/scripts/FreeSans-strip: strip more ranges from the udeb:
     - Alphabetic Presentation Forms (uFB00:uFB4F)
     - Phoenician (u10900:u1091F)
   * Perform glyph stripping on the sfd files rather than on the ttf like we
     do on ttf-dejavu: seems much cleaner and avoids problems with Indic
     scripts which got rendered badly (probably because of a Fontforge bug)
   * debian/patches/: remove empty directory to fix lintian warning


ttf-freefont (20080912-1) experimental; urgency=low

   * New upstream release (Closes: #500299)
   * debian/control: Bump Standards-Version to 3.8.0
   * remove patch needed with previous version
   * debian/scripts/FreeSans-strip: strip more ranges from the udeb:
     - Combining Diacritical Marks for Symbols (u20D0:u20FF)
     - Supplemental Mathematical Operators (u2A00:u2AFF)
     - Supplemental Punctuation (u2E00:u2E7F)
     - Ugaritic (u10380:u1039F)
     - Old Persian (u103A0:u103DF)

ttf-freefont (20080323-3) unstable; urgency=low

   * patches/001_fix_ff_crash: fix FreeSerif.sfd which
     cuses Fontforge to crash (Closes: #474572)
   * scripts/ avoid searching sfd files in subdirs; it
     caused building unpatched files inside ".pc"

ttf-freefont (20080323-2) unstable; urgency=low

   * debian/control: bump minimal version of fontforge to 0.0.20080330
     (Closes: #472830)

ttf-freefont (20080323-1) unstable; urgency=low

   * New upstream release
   * debian/control:
     - add Vcs-Svn, Vcs-Browser and Homepage fields
     - Standards-Version 3.7.3
     - bump minimal version of fontforge to 0.0.20080203
   * Remove all patches which have now been merged upstream


ttf-freefont (20060501cvs-12) unstable; urgency=low

   * debian/scripts: added an extension .ff to the script ConvertFont name,
     for adaption to work with the new FontForge package. Thanx to Kęstutis
     Biliūnas for the patch (Closes: #423963).

ttf-freefont (20060501cvs-11) unstable; urgency=low

   * Strip more ranges out of the udeb. Closes: #419580
   * Make the package "team-maintained"; remove Konstantinos and add self
     to uploaders


ttf-freefont (20060501cvs-10) unstable; urgency=low

   * Strip Hebrew glyphs in the udeb on request of the D-I team
     Closes: #400516

ttf-freefont (20060501cvs-9) unstable; urgency=low

   * Set the priority to optional just like it is in the override
   * 011_liga_to_dlig:
     Change all mandatory ligatures to optional in FreeSans and FreeSerif
     This replaces 010_st_ligature which did so only for the "st" ligature
     Thanks to Dick Streefland for the suggestion and the patch
     Closes: #382521

ttf-freefont (20060501cvs-8) unstable; urgency=low

   * Correct the "st" ligature in FreeSerif and all other non monospaced
     fonts where it was mandatory. Closes: #358526

ttf-freefont (20060501cvs-7) unstable; urgency=low

   * Fix OS2WinAscent and OS2WinDescent to correct vertical spacing
     in Closes: #254113

ttf-freefont (20060501cvs-6) unstable; urgency=low

   * FreeMono fonts now recognized as Monospaced by setting the width of
     all glyphs to 600. Closes: #255569, #177667, #301712
     Thanks to Jan Willem Stumpel for the very valuable help tracking
     this bug down.

ttf-freefont (20060501cvs-5) unstable; urgency=low

   * debian/patches/007_horizontal_spacing: correct Width for various
     characters in FreeMono fonts. Closes: #376677
   * debian/patches/008_georgian_d: Fix the Georgian D
     Closes: #377266 (and Ubuntu #45898)

ttf-freefont (20060501cvs-4) unstable; urgency=low

   * Do not strip the Bengali conjuncts in the udeb. Closes: #375731

ttf-freefont (20060501cvs-3) unstable; urgency=low

   * debian/control
       - Updated to Standards: (checked, no change needed: we were
         already compliant)
       - Move debhelper, quilt and cdbs dependencies to Build-Depends as
         these packages are required by the clean target. Thanks, lintian.
   * Strip the Tamil glyphs ranges in the udeb
     on the request of the D-I team. Closes: #375241

ttf-freefont (20060501cvs-2) unstable; urgency=low

   * Strip the Vietnamese and Georgian glyphs ranges in the udeb
     on the request of the D-I team. Closes: #373836
   * Rebuild with new fontforge
   * Move quilt, cdbs and debhelper to Build-Depends as they're required
     to run the clean target. Thanks, my beloved lintian.
   * Updated to Standards: 3.7.2
   * Remove INSTALL from the provided documentation. Thansk, little lintian.

ttf-freefont (20060501cvs-1) unstable; urgency=low

   * New official maintainer (Konstantinos kept in Uploaders)
   * CVS snapshot:
     - Correct ligature problems in FreeMono. Closes: #358526
     - Correct Freefont Alef and Lamed combine (Debian patch
       003_alef-lamed dropped)
     - Correct arrows U+2198/U+2199 (Debian patch 005_arrows dropped)
   * Upstream fixes not (yet) applied upstream:
     - 006_remove-russian-sample: remove sample for the Russian language
       Closes: #353304 (upstream bug #15791)
   * Debian packaging fixes:
     - Use the layout of upstream CVS for the source package instead
       of just using freefont-sfd.tar.gz
     - Add upstream's ChangLog, AUTHOR, README and INSTALL files to
       doc files

ttf-freefont (20060126b-3) unstable; urgency=low

   * Add a build dependency on cdbs. Closes: #358321
   * debian/patches/005_arrows:
     Invert U+2198/U+2199 in FreeSerif
     Closes: #275759
   * Build-Depends on debhelper (>= 4.1.0) as we use
     from cdbs. Thanks to the lovely linda.

ttf-freefont (20060126b-2) unstable; urgency=low

   * Change package priority to extra
   * debian/rules, debian/control:
     - Now use cdbs to build the package which oversimplifies the
       debian/rules file
   * debian/rules:
     - Explicitely change permissions of debian/scripts/
       Closes: #357154

ttf-freefont (20060126b-1) unstable; urgency=low

   * Fake new upstream version as the layout of the
     .orig.tar.gz file has been reorganized
   * debian/rules:
     - Now use quilt to manage patches
   * debian/watch:
     - file added
   * debian/patches/003_alef-lamed:
     - Change the ligature type for Hebrew Alef-Lamed
       Closes: #349657
   * debian/patches/004_workaround-spacing-bug:
     - Re-enable spacing bug workaround, and update ascent/descent in patch.
       This fixes spacing issues in several applications, including
       the graphical debian-installer.  However, still shows
       spacing issues, so this doesn't quite fix #254113.
       Huge thanks to Josh Triplett for the patch
   * debian/README.Debian:
     - Mention that the former Alioth project is no more used

ttf-freefont (20060126-1) unstable; urgency=low

   * Add self to Uploaders to be sure that someone officially "takes care"
     of the package while Konstantinos is away
   * New upstream version. Closes: #350517
   * Fix FTBFS by forcing scripts called from debian/rules to be executable
     Closes: #352974
   * Rewrite the udeb package description (shorten it and remove comma)
   * Make the debhelper dependency consistent with DH_COMPAT in debian/rules
   * Strip Hindi range in the udeb...
   * ...but do not strip Hindi/Bengali/Gurmukhi ranges as g-i intends to
     FreeSans for them

ttf-freefont (20051206-2) unstable; urgency=low

   * Really fix this bug. (Closes: #254113)

ttf-freefont (20051206-1) unstable; urgency=low

   * New upstream release.
   * Fixes a number of bugs (Closes: #235927, #276118, #276120, #276121, #289032)
   * Slight reorganization of the build process.
   * Now udeb includes stipped versions of FreeSans*, using scripts from g-i.


ttf-freefont (20051102-2) unstable; urgency=low

   * Fixed wrong permission of debian/ConvertFont script. (Closes: #337463)

ttf-freefont (20051102-1) unstable; urgency=low

   * New maintainer (Closes: #255277)
   * New upstream version, Savannah is back online. (Closes: #321366, #275759)
   * Closes left-over bugs (Closes: #254670, #254113)
   * Slight package redesign


ttf-freefont (20041117-1) unstable; urgency=medium

   * Konstantinos Margaritis:
     - New maintainers, new project created on Alioth:
       (Closes: #255277)
   * Panayotis Katsaloulis
     - Corrected Greek fonts (missing letters, wrong accent, etc.)

ttf-freefont (20031008-1.1) unstable; urgency=high

   * Non-maintainer upload.
   * High urgency due to fix for release-critical bug.
   * debian/fontforge-bug-workaround.patch: This patch works around a bug
     in fontforge: it ignores the Ascent and Descent values specified in
     the sfd, and supplies its own incorrect values.  It also adds the
     HheadAscent and HheadDescent value to its own values, so this patch
     uses these values to correct the calculated values back to the correct
     values.  This patch should be reviewed when the bug in fontforge is
     fixed.  (closes: #254113)
   * debian/control: Add Build-Depends on patch.
   * debian/rules: Apply the patch.


ttf-freefont (20031008-1) unstable; urgency=low

   * New upstream version.
   * debian/control, tools/ConvertFont: pfaedit has been renamed to fontforge,
     requiring an update of the dependencies and build scripts
     (closes: #253902, #251369)
   * debian/control: Removed (udeb) from the udeb description field
     (closes: #195627).
   * debian/control: Updated standards version to 3.6.1.

ttf-freefont (20030519-1) unstable; urgency=low

   * New upstream release.

ttf-freefont (20030327-1) unstable; urgency=low

   * New upstream version.
   * Updated defoma hint file to reflect correct character set information.
     Thanks to Michael Fedrowitz. (closes: #187799)

ttf-freefont (20030319-2) unstable; urgency=low

   * Changed package so the TTF files are built from the SFD files using
     pfaedit, rather than using the upstream provided TTFs. Since we are
     now using TTFs without hinting turned on, we don't have the problem
     of ugliness of the fonts due to pfaedit having broken hinting.
     This has also cut the size of the source package in half.
     (closes: #182823)

ttf-freefont (20030319-1) unstable; urgency=low

   * New upstream release. The new upstream release fixes some font
     breakage which occurred in 20030219. Sadly, hinting still is
     borked. (closes: #183076)
   * Package now Recommends: x-ttcidfont-conf (closes: #185127).
   * Updated Standards version to 3.5.9.

ttf-freefont (20030219-1) unstable; urgency=low

   * Fixed GPL violation (closes: #182402).
   * Packaged new version of fonts.


ttf-freefont (20021016-2) unstable; urgency=low

   * Build a udeb for debian-installer (thanks to Sebastian Ley).
   * s/Author(s)/Author/ in debian/copyright to fix lintian warning.
   * s/Build-Depends/Build-Depends-Indep/ in debian/rules to fix lintian error.
   * Updated standards version to 3.5.8.

ttf-freefont (20021016-1) unstable; urgency=low

   * Package now uses defoma for font management (closes: #163054)
   * Made symlinks redudant (closes: #165403)
   * Packaged a new version of the fonts.

ttf-freefont (20021011-1) unstable; urgency=low

   * Packaged a new version of the fonts.

ttf-freefont (20020920-2) unstable; urgency=low

   * Added X11 font dir to package (closes: #163012)

ttf-freefont (20020920-1) unstable; urgency=low

   * Initial Release. (closes: #162540)