[pkg-wine-party] wine_1.4.1-2_amd64.changes ACCEPTED into unstable
mgilbert at debian.org
Sun Jul 15 20:25:18 UTC 2012
On Sat, Jul 14, 2012 at 9:46 AM, Hilko Bengen wrote:
>> wine (1.4.1-2) unstable; urgency=medium
> Thank you.
> I notice that from my last batch of patches, there are still a few
> missing that fixed actual problems with the package. Please consider
> adding these before a 1.4.1-3 release:
> - "wine64-bin: Use xmessage (with fallback to console) for multiarch
> Currently, the script is useless for people who are used to clicking
> an icon or selecting a menu item to run some application with Wine.
> They won't ever see the instructions, just see that it no longer
> - "Remove libnss-mdns warning as the issue seems to have been fixed
> (closes: #474289)"
> As described in the BTS, I have successfully tested accessing the
> network using 1.4.1-1 on amd64 and experienced no name resolution
> issues at all.
> In my opninion, the message about mdns is no longer needed. It is
> misleading and annoying in its current form.
I agree with the above. I pushed a smaller set of changes first to
make sure the more important ones got into testing. Once 1.4.1-2
transitions, my plan was to push the above as well.
> - "sfnt2fnt: Fix broken .fon files on big-endian architectures" /
> "No longer remove *.fon files (affects: #680421)"
> Four non-TTF font families are still missing: "Courier", "MS Sans
> Serif", "Small Fonts", "System". All of those are present on a normal
> Windows XP installation, so it makes sense to expect that there are
> applications that rely on them and will break in interesting ways.
> It is safe to apply the rather large patch for sfnt2fnt: The only two
> things that it does is fix the endianess issue and a signed
> char/unsigned char problem. Before submitting the patch upstream, I
> had checked that with the given input files, sfnt2fnt produces
> identical output on i386 and powerpc and that the output was not
> different than before on i386.
This is a big diff, and the release team may find it contentious, so
my current plan is to introduce this as its own update last.
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