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Re: its dead jim - alioth is gone




On Sat, Jun 9, 2018 at 12:33 PM, Paul Hardy wrote:

> The "fonts" link on font pages in the old package tracker still points
> to alioth.  This could indicate that part of the build process is
> still trying to create something on alioth when it is gone.  If that
> is the case, it could be considered important to fix (either updating
> the link or removing the "fonts" link on font pages in the old package
> tracker).  For example, the "fonts" link at
> https://packages.qa.debian.org/u/unifont.html points to
> http://pkg-fonts.alioth.debian.org/review/src-unifont.html.

Long before the alioth shutdown, the alioth admins requested the
shutdown of the fonts review service. There has been talk of a new
fonts.debian.org service but no action at this stage. Some links:

https://wiki.debian.org/Services/DebianFontReview
https://lists.alioth.debian.org/pipermail/pkg-fonts-devel/2016-September/018319.html
https://lists.alioth.debian.org/pipermail/pkg-fonts-devel/2016-September/018325.html
https://lists.debian.org/debian-fonts/2018/03/msg00001.html

-- 
bye,
pabs

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