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FS#21942 - [ttf-ms-fonts] wrong PKGBUILD, pacman -Ql list *.exe files

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Piotr Rogoża (dracorp) - Tuesday, 30 November 2010, 19:38 GMT
Last edited by Allan McRae (Allan) - Friday, 03 December 2010, 09:34 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Extra
Status Closed
Assigned To Allan McRae (Allan)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No

Details

Description:

For ttf-ms-fonts-2.0-3 package, when I typing command:
pacman -Ql ttf-ms-fonts I get:
/tmp/ttf-ms-fonts/andale32.exe
/tmp/ttf-ms-fonts/arial32.exe
/tmp/ttf-ms-fonts/arialb32.exe
/tmp/ttf-ms-fonts/comic32.exe
/tmp/ttf-ms-fonts/courie32.exe
/tmp/ttf-ms-fonts/georgi32.exe
/tmp/ttf-ms-fonts/impact32.exe
/tmp/ttf-ms-fonts/times32.exe
/tmp/ttf-ms-fonts/trebuc32.exe
/tmp/ttf-ms-fonts/verdan32.exe
/tmp/ttf-ms-fonts/webdin32.exe
/usr/share/licenses/ttf-ms-fonts/LICENSE

Why not extract *.ttf files in the PKGBUILD at once?
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Closed by  Allan McRae (Allan)
Friday, 03 December 2010, 09:34 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Comment by Pierre Schmitz (Pierre) - Tuesday, 30 November 2010, 20:26 GMT
I'd vote for removing this package from the repo as it is everything but valid. Afaik we cannot ship the ttf files due to their license.
Comment by Uli (Army) - Tuesday, 30 November 2010, 21:45 GMT
I'm with Pierre here, this package isn't needed in the repos and we can make a better PKGBUILD if it's in the AUR, then the real installation process doesn't have to happen with the install script.
Comment by Allan McRae (Allan) - Tuesday, 30 November 2010, 21:50 GMT
The license says we can only distribute the files in unmodified form. So I agree that the AUR is the place for this to be.
Comment by Thayer Williams (thayer) - Wednesday, 01 December 2010, 01:54 GMT
Sounds good to me, anyone who'd like take care of it should as I no longer maintain packages. I believe it was kept in exe format in order to conform to the license restrictions; they were extracted during the post-install process.
Comment by Allan McRae (Allan) - Wednesday, 01 December 2010, 01:59 GMT
I'll kill this at some stage...
Comment by Uli (Army) - Wednesday, 01 December 2010, 11:19 GMT
I could take care of it in the AUR. I uploaded it, hopefully no TU removes it ;) Would be nice if someone could take a look at it, I hope I made no mistakes.

http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=13030
Comment by Piotr Rogoża (dracorp) - Wednesday, 01 December 2010, 11:57 GMT
I looked at it and looks good, but msfonts.txt is not necessary, rather. Now can list the contents of the package and use pkgfile etc. Thx.

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