[Mageia-dev] [alpha 1]HP Deskjet-F4280 All-in-one

Olivier Blin mageia at blino.org
Wed Sep 12 10:11:57 CEST 2012

Thierry Vignaud <thierry.vignaud at gmail.com> writes:

> On 11 September 2012 19:53, Olivier Blin <mageia at blino.org> wrote:
>>>> With the broken patch, gs failed with the following error:
>>>> Fontmap entry for Fontmap.local ends prematurely!
>>>> Giving up.
>>> Thanks for fixing it Olivier.  Sorry for the breakage, but our package
>>> was broken and pretty much unmaintained and bitrotting away.  Good to
>>> know we can look to Fedora in the future for fixes, since mdv seems to
>>> be all but dead now.
>> Yes, it would be a good idea to look at Fedora first instead of trying
>> to rebase their patches by ourselves :)
>> (Mandriva used Fedora's patches as well)
> Which means always adding a comment telling from where come
> the patches.
> It may be obvious for the maintainer but not for other packagers.

In the ghostscript case, there was a "# Fedora patches" comment already :)
But it is not always easy to see these comments, they don't really stand

Olivier Blin - blino

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