(C) Copyright 2011-2012 Vasudev Kamath <email@example.com>
and Muneeb Shaikh <firstname.lastname@example.org>
This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or
(at your option) any later version.
(The comments found at the beginning of the groff file "man1/dh_makefont.1".)
dh_makefont - Debian Font packaging helper
[-h, --help] [-c,--copyright <type>] [-p,--package <name[_version]>]
[--maint MAINT] [-u,--upstream UPSTREAMURL]
is a wrapper for the dh_make
command to convert regular font source
packages into one formatted according to the requirements of the Debian
- -h, --help
Display the name, version, available options and authors, and exit
- -c, --copyright license
Use license in copyright file for the package. license can be
one of apache|artistic|bsd|gpl|gpl2|gpl3|lgpl|lgpl2|lgpl3|x11.
- -p, --package name[_version]
Force package name to be name. If name_version is given this will set
version number of package bypassing the directory checking.
- --maint maintainer
Ovrride the default name of the mainter from "Debian Fonts Task Force"
to maintainer. to *Debian Fonts Task Force*. maintainer should be
in the form
Maintainer Name <maint.email>
- -u, --upstream url
Set the url from where the fonts were downloaded from to url.
This url will be used in the following fields:
field of the control file and
field of the copyright file
- -v, --version
Show the version number of program and exit.
This is the name of the folder in which you have extracted the fonts.
Rules for folder name are same as dh_make. If you didn't give proper
name dh_make will fail.
The following environment settings are used by dh_makefont
Email address to use in control and changelog entries.
You full name, eg "John Doe" which will appear in the control and changelog
If the package name has a hypen '-' in it then dh_makefont
up the package naming.