./fonts/lohit-fonts, Free fonts for Indian languages

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Branch: CURRENT, Version: 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

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   2021-10-26 12:28:41 by Nia Alarie | Files touched by this commit (864)
Log message:
fonts: Replace RMD160 checksums with BLAKE2s checksums

All checksums have been double-checked against existing RMD160 and
SHA512 hashes
   2021-10-07 16:05:29 by Nia Alarie | Files touched by this commit (864)
Log message:
fonts: Remove SHA1 hashes for distfiles
   2017-11-01 06:19:33 by Maya Rashish | Files touched by this commit (1)
Log message:
lohit-fonts: replace fedorahosted with pagure
   2015-11-03 21:45:25 by Alistair G. Crooks | Files touched by this commit (776)
Log message:
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)
Log message:
Remove USE_X11BASE and X11PREFIX.
   2015-04-18 14:43:07 by Makoto Fujiwara | Files touched by this commit (2) | Package updated
Log message:
 - Add LICENSE as gnu-gpl-v2
 - Update 2.3.1 to 2.3.8
* Thu Mar 05 2009 Rahul Bhalerao <rbhalera@redhat.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) | Package updated
Log message:
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)
Log message:
Drop superfluous PKG_DESTDIR_SUPPORT, "user-destdir" is default these days.