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There are `font(:lang=...)` auto-generated dependency for fonts packages and packages that requires particular languages to get things working has those dependencies to pull it in. but that pulls packages in randomly and doesn't necessarily provide better result. particuarly when they don't have any fonts installed for those languages.
 
There are `font(:lang=...)` auto-generated dependency for fonts packages and packages that requires particular languages to get things working has those dependencies to pull it in. but that pulls packages in randomly and doesn't necessarily provide better result. particuarly when they don't have any fonts installed for those languages.
  
So this proposes to replace it with langpacks instead, which has proper dependencies for fonts.
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So this proposes to replace it with langpacks instead, which has proper dependencies for fonts and improve the user experience around fonts with applications.
  
 
== Owner ==
 
== Owner ==

Revision as of 11:41, 16 March 2019


Font Dependencies to Langpacks

Summary

There are font(:lang=...) auto-generated dependency for fonts packages and packages that requires particular languages to get things working has those dependencies to pull it in. but that pulls packages in randomly and doesn't necessarily provide better result. particuarly when they don't have any fonts installed for those languages.

So this proposes to replace it with langpacks instead, which has proper dependencies for fonts and improve the user experience around fonts with applications.

Owner

  • Name: Akira TAGOH
  • Email: tagoh@redhat.com
  • Release notes owner:

Current status

  • Targeted release: [[Releases/<number> | Fedora <number> ]]
  • Last updated: 2019-03-16
  • Tracker bug: <will be assigned by the Wrangler>

Detailed Description

Benefit to Fedora

Scope

  • Proposal owners:
  • Other developers: N/A (not a System Wide Change)
  • Policies and guidelines: N/A (not a System Wide Change)
  • Trademark approval: N/A (not needed for this Change)

Upgrade/compatibility impact

N/A (not a System Wide Change)

How To Test

N/A (not a System Wide Change)

User Experience

Dependencies

N/A (not a System Wide Change)

Contingency Plan

  • Contingency mechanism: (What to do? Who will do it?) N/A (not a System Wide Change)
  • Contingency deadline: N/A (not a System Wide Change)
  • Blocks release? N/A (not a System Wide Change), Yes/No
  • Blocks product? product

Documentation

N/A (not a System Wide Change)

Release Notes