Debian Bug report logs - #650066
ITP: fonts-roboto -- Font introduced in Google Android 4.0 (Icecream Sandwich)

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Package: wnpp; Maintainer for wnpp is;

Reported by: Teg Skywalker <>

Date: Sat, 26 Nov 2011 06:54:01 UTC

Owned by:, Vasudev Kamath <>

Severity: wishlist

Merged with 651600

Fixed in version fonts-android/1:4.2.r1-1

Done: Vasudev Kamath <>

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Bug#650066; Package fonts-robotoseverity: see below. (Sat, 26 Nov 2011 06:54:04 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

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From: Teg Skywalker <>
To: <>
Subject: RFP: fonts-roboto -- Roboto fonts for Debian
Date: Sat, 26 Nov 2011 06:52:20 +0000
Package: fonts-robotoSeverity: see below
I would like to request the Roboto fonts for inclusion in the Debian repositories considering that they are under an Apache license much like the ttf-droid packages which include Droid Sans, Droid Serif, and Droid Sans Mono. The fonts can be obtained in TrueType form (ttf) at which include the three types, their bold and italic equivalents, and an included license. If this can be packaged easily and put into your repositories (which will also filter down into Ubuntu and other variants of course), then it would be a great service to Debian users with another high quality and free font. 		 	   		  

Bug reassigned from package 'fonts-robotoseverity: see below' to 'wnpp'. Request was from Paul Wise <> to (Sat, 26 Nov 2011 09:15:15 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Severity set to 'wishlist' from 'normal' Request was from Gergely Nagy <> to (Sat, 26 Nov 2011 11:09:02 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Merged 650066 651600. Request was from Andreas Bombe <> to (Sat, 07 Jan 2012 16:27:03 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Owner recorded as, Vasudev Kamath <>. Request was from Vasudev Kamath <> to (Wed, 14 Nov 2012 16:15:10 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Changed Bug title to 'ITP: fonts-roboto -- Font introduced in Google Android 4.0 (Icecream Sandwich)' from 'RFP: fonts-roboto -- Roboto fonts for Debian' Request was from Vasudev Kamath <> to (Wed, 14 Nov 2012 16:15:11 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Added tag(s) pending. Request was from Anibal Monsalve Salazar <> to (Sun, 02 Dec 2012 19:06:03 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

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From: Vasudev Kamath <>
Subject: Bug#651600: fixed in fonts-android 1:4.2.r1-1
Date: Sun, 09 Dec 2012 12:00:05 +0000
Source: fonts-android
Source-Version: 1:4.2.r1-1

We believe that the bug you reported is fixed in the latest version of
fonts-android, which is due to be installed in the Debian FTP archive.

A summary of the changes between this version and the previous one is

Thank you for reporting the bug, which will now be closed.  If you
have further comments please address them to,
and the maintainer will reopen the bug report if appropriate.

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Vasudev Kamath <> (supplier of updated fonts-android package)

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Format: 1.8
Date: Wed, 28 Nov 2012 22:16:06 +0530
Source: fonts-android
Binary: fonts-droid fonts-roboto ttf-droid
Architecture: source all
Version: 1:4.2.r1-1
Distribution: experimental
Urgency: low
Maintainer: Debian Fonts Task Force <>
Changed-By: Vasudev Kamath <>
 fonts-droid - handheld device font with extensive style and language support
 fonts-roboto - sans-serif font family released with Android Ice Cream Sandwich
 ttf-droid  - transitional dummy package
Closes: 651600 681330 686685
 fonts-android (1:4.2.r1-1) experimental; urgency=low
   [ Andrew Starr-Bochicchio ]
   * debian/local/65-droid-sans-fonts.conf: (Closes: #686685)
    - Update so that there are not multiple values within
      test tags as Fontconfig warns that this is not supported.
   * Use xz compression for the package
   [ Vasudev Kamath ]
   * Recreated the source tarball including the Roboto and other fonts
     released with Android 4.2 release.
     Closes: #651600, #681330
   * Changed version string to use same version as Android release version
   * debian/control
     + Source package named to fonts-android as the source package with this
       release contains multiple font family
     + Introduced fonts-roboto binary package which ships Roboto fonts
     + Added myself to uploaders of the package
     + Added Pre-Depends on dpkg (>= 1.15.6~) on both binary package to supress
       lintian warnings.
   * debian/install renamed to debian/fonts-droid.install
   * debian/fonts-roboto.install is introduced to install Roboto fonts
   * debian/rules:
     + Introduced get-orig-source target to allow construction of original
       source tarball.
   * debian/create-orig-source:
     + Script to support get-orig-source target.
   [ Fabian Greffrath ]
   * Add an epoch to the version number, as 4.2 < 20111207.
   * Install the exact same set of Droid fonts as in the previous package
   * The fonts-droid packages must not Provides: ttf-droid, the files are
     installed into different locations.
   * Fix Vcs-* fields in debian/control.
   * Fix versions in Breaks and Replaces relations.
   * Turn debian/bug/* into real debhelper helper files.
   * Move debian/links to fonts-droid.links.
   * Move debian/preinst to fonts-droid.preinst.
   * Update debian/README.Debian with instructions to reconstruct the Debian
     source tarball and rename it to README.source, which is more appropriate.
   * Change Homepage field to point to the Android Git repository.
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