gitk requires font-adobe-dpi75. Adam? Yaakov?

Wed Jan 7 16:23:00 GMT 2015

> On Wed, Jan 07, 2015 at 03:28:51PM +0100, Houder wrote:
>> Just a hint ... (for the next release, perhaps)
>> gitk will crash (silently), unless I have font-adobe-dpi75 installed as well ...
>> gitk does NOT require font-adobe-dpi75 in setup.ini, but apparently it is required in
>> order for gitk NOT to crash.
>> Hint: packages like xman and xterm have font-adobe-dpi75 as a requirement in setup.ini
>> (yes, I could have installed xinit, which (transitively) requires font-abobe-dpi75)
> I'm not particularly familiar with the maze of X-related dependencies,
> but unless someone points out some reason not to, I'll add
> font-adobe-dpi75 as a requirement for gitk (and probably git-gui, but
> I'll check if that's necessary) with the next Git build.  That should
> appear in the next couple of days, barring any unforseen problems.
> Adam

Neither am I (familiar with the maze of X-related dependencies in case of Cygwin). That is
why I (deliberately) mentioned Yaakov :-))) in the title of my entry.

Undoubtedly he can tell more ...


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