/lohit-fonts, Free fonts for Indian languages
2.3.8, Package name:
lohit-fonts-2.3.8, Maintainer: pkgsrc-users
In 2004, Red Hat has released five Indian language fonts as open source
licensed under the GPL. The fonts were named "Lohit" which means "Red" in
Sanskrit. Currently, the font family supports 11 Indian languages: Assamese,
Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Oriya, Punjabi, Tamil,
Telugu, and are available as TrueType fonts. Now, Fedora Project and its
contributors took the responsibility to consolidate the further efforts and
improvements of the Lohit fonts.
The project goal is to improve existing offerings of the fonts - making sure
the Lohit fonts deliver the best available quality and functions to the
Required to run:
Master sites: (Expand) SHA1:
Version history: (Expand)
- (2015-04-18) Updated to version: lohit-fonts-2.3.8
- (2014-06-02) Updated to version: lohit-fonts-2.3.1nb1
- (2012-06-11) Package has been reborn
- (2012-06-11) Package deleted from pkgsrc
- (2008-10-21) Package added to pkgsrc.se, version lohit-fonts-2.3.1 (created)
CVS history: (Expand)
| 2015-11-03 21:45:25 by Alistair G. Crooks | Files touched by this commit (776) |
Add SHA512 digests for distfiles for fonts category
Problems found locating distfiles:
Package acroread7-chsfont: missing distfile acrobat7-fonts/chsfont.tar.gz
Package acroread7-font-share: missing distfile acrobat7-fonts/korfont.tar.gz
Package acroread7-korfont: missing distfile acrobat7-fonts/korfont.tar.gz
Package acroread9-chtfont: missing distfile \
Package acroread9-jpnfont: missing distfile \
Package cyberbase-ttf: missing distfile cyberbit-ttf/Cyberbase.ZIP
Package cyberbit-ttf: missing distfile cyberbit-ttf/Cyberbit.ZIP
Package pixel-sagas-startrek: missing distfile PS_Font_Fontana.zip
Package pixel-sagas-startrek: missing distfile PS_Font_Montalban.zip
Package pixel-sagas-startrek: missing distfile PS_Font_Probert.zip
Package pixel-sagas-startrek: missing distfile PS_Font_Sternbach.zip
Package pixel-sagas-startrek: missing distfile PS_Font_Trek_Arrowcaps.zip
Package umefont-ttf: missing distfile umefont_560.tar.xz
Otherwise, existing SHA1 digests verified and found to be the same on
the machine holding the existing distfiles (morden). All existing
SHA1 digests retained for now as an audit trail.
| 2015-07-04 18:18:44 by Joerg Sonnenberger | Files touched by this commit (222) |
Remove USE_X11BASE and X11PREFIX.
| 2015-04-18 14:43:07 by Makoto Fujiwara | Files touched by this commit (2) | |
- Add LICENSE as gnu-gpl-v2
- Update 2.3.1 to 2.3.8
* Thu Mar 05 2009 Rahul Bhalerao <email@example.com> - 2.3.8
- Bug 428427 - [kn_IN][fonts-indic] - 0CB5+0CCA is wrongly rendering
- Bug 450699 - [ta_IN]Errors in "sh" and "shrI" in Lohit Tamil
font (fixed in font, needs rendering update)
- Bug 476427 - [te_IN] -
Consonant+Virama+Consonant+Virama+space renders the second
virama as a separate glyph in lohit-telugu font
- Bug 479100 - [kn_IN] Conjunct combination of U0C9D with
U0CCA/U0CCB is rendering wrongly
- Bug 483530 - [bn_IN]Lohit Bengali font cheating about character support
- Added Lohit-Assamese
- Modified README file.
| 2014-06-01 18:35:38 by Thomas Klausner | Files touched by this commit (216) | |
Move fonts from lib/X11/fonts to share/fonts/X11.
As discussed on tech-pkg.
| 2012-10-03 20:28:33 by Aleksej Saushev | Files touched by this commit (154) |
Drop superfluous PKG_DESTDIR_SUPPORT, "user-destdir" is default these days.
| 2008-10-20 22:32:11 by Geert Hendrickx | Files touched by this commit (4) | |
Import lohit-fonts package (also known as fonts-indic), a set of free
TrueType fonts for several Indian languages: Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati,
Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Oriya, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu.