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FS#46927 - [libwmf] Should not hard-depend on gsfonts

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Jerome Leclanche (Adys) - Saturday, 31 October 2015, 13:18 GMT
Last edited by Doug Newgard (Scimmia) - Thursday, 27 September 2018, 14:49 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Extra
Status Assigned
Assigned To Levente Polyak (anthraxx)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 0%
Votes 6
Private No


gsfonts isn't actually needed by libwmf - maybe optionally by one of the binaries it provides. The dependency causes packages like The Gimp to pull in gsfonts, which in turn causes a bunch of mostly useless fonts to reside on user systems for no good reason.
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Comment by Svito (chpii) - Thursday, 21 December 2017, 20:51 GMT
Any update on this?
Comment by battuta (battuta) - Sunday, 01 December 2019, 01:32 GMT
I would also like to see this resolved, and keep the fonts installed on my system the ones I explicitly need.