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== Plumbing ==
 
== Plumbing ==
  
Our general fonts packaging policy is described [[Fonts_packaging_policy| there]]. It is completed by:
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Our general fonts packaging policy is described [[Fonts_packaging_policy| there]]. It is completed by templates and documentation shipped within the [http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/packageinfo?packageID=7288 fontpackages-devel] package (some of this information is duplicated in the wiki, but fontpackages-devel will usually be more complete and up-to-date).
  
* our annotated fonts spec templates ([[Simple fonts spec template|1]],[[Fonts spec template for multiple_fonts|2]]). A fonts spec file is often short, which does not imply obvious.
 
* some [[Fontconfig_packaging_tips| fontconfig tips]]. Fontconfig is awesome, but will not always make all the right choices alone. Visit this page and learn how to give it some hints.
 
  
Lastly, if you've never created an rpm package before, the following beginner document may help:
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Lastly, if you've never created an rpm package before, the following beginner document may help: [[PackageMaintainers/CreatingPackageHowTo| creating package howto]].
 
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* [[PackageMaintainers/CreatingPackageHowTo| creating package howto]]
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{{:Fonts_SIG_signature}} [[Category:Fonts SIG|Packaging]] [[Category:Packaging best practices]]

Latest revision as of 14:32, 11 April 2012

The Fedora Fonts Special Interest Group

Fonts packaging has its particularities; this page is intended as a one-way stop for the new fonts packager or reviewer.

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[edit] Introduction

The whole lifecycle of a font package, and the role played by packagers in it, are explained in this article.

If you'd like to help beef up Fedora fonts offerings, but do not know where to start, check:


[edit] Plumbing

Our general fonts packaging policy is described there. It is completed by templates and documentation shipped within the fontpackages-devel package (some of this information is duplicated in the wiki, but fontpackages-devel will usually be more complete and up-to-date).


Lastly, if you've never created an rpm package before, the following beginner document may help: creating package howto.



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Fonts in Fedora
The Fonts SIG takes loving care of Fedora fonts. Please join this special interest group if you are interested in creating, improving, packaging, or just suggesting a font. Any help will be appreciated.

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