[packman] [PM] vlc 0.9.1-0.pm.0 (openSUSE 11.0/x86_64)

Christian Morales Vega cmorve69 at yahoo.es
Mon Sep 29 01:58:20 CEST 2008

Somehow vlc-0.9.3-0.pm.1 still has the freefont recommendation, but
the -fix_font_path.patch is missing. So the subtitles are rendered
wrong again.

2008/8/30 Quentin Denis <quentin.denis at gmail.com>:
> done! I've added freefont as recommendation.
> Well, usually a packager should keep informed about the packages he maintains
> (devel mailinglists,...) but on this one I have to admit that it's thanks to
> Andrea Florio! ;)
> Regards,
> Quentin
> Am Freitag 29 August 2008 16:56:58 schrieb Christian Morales Vega:
>> By default it tries to render subtitles with
>> /usr/share/fonts/truetype/freefont/FreeSerifBold.ttf font, and if
>> isn't found it defaults to something really bad (part of subtitles
>> render out of screen!!).
>> The font is available in freefont package from openSUSE (at least 11.0)
>> but: - freefont isn't required, recommended or suggested by vlc package -
>> openSUSE freefont package has the font in
>> /usr/share/fonts/truetype/FreeSerifBold.ttf instead of
>> /usr/share/fonts/truetype/freefont/FreeSerifBold.ttf.
>> pd. I have always been impressed by how you archieve to have always
>> the latest versions in no time... but how did you know about vlc 0.9.1
>> when isn't announced in the homepage and
>> http://download.videolan.org/pub/videolan/vlc/lastest/ still points to
>> the old version???
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