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Bug 803638 - media-fonts/sil-gentium version bump
Summary: media-fonts/sil-gentium version bump
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Fonts Team
Depends on:
Reported: 2021-07-24 04:46 UTC by Yi Yang
Modified: 2021-07-24 05:35 UTC (History)
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Description Yi Yang 2021-07-24 04:46:10 UTC
Upstream released SIL Gentium 6.000 and 6.001 recently.

The change is huge: in version 5 we only had Regular and Italic versions, but version 6 has also Bold and Bold Italic ones. On the other hand, the "compact" variant of the font, which used to be made available via a USE flag, seems discontinued.

The documentation structure is also vastly changed.

I created a tentative ebuild that reflects the abovementioned changes, which might be used as a reference: