python-fontforge - font editor - Python bindings

Property Value
Distribution Debian 9 (Stretch)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package filename python-fontforge_20161005~dfsg-4+deb9u1_i386.deb
Package name python-fontforge
Package version 20161005~dfsg
Package release 4+deb9u1
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Category python
License -
Maintainer Debian Fonts Task Force <>
Download size 39.54 KB
Installed size 114.00 KB
FontForge is a font editor.
Use it to create, edit and convert fonts
in OpenType, TrueType, UFO, CID-keyed, Multiple Master,
and many other formats.
This package provides the Python modules (the libraries fontforge and
psMat) to access a FontForge program for font manipulations.


Package Version Architecture Repository
python-fontforge_20161005~dfsg-4+deb9u1_amd64.deb 20161005~dfsg amd64 Debian Main
python-fontforge - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.3.6-6~
libfontforge2 = 1:20161005~dfsg-4+deb9u1
libltdl7 >= 2.4.6
libx11-6 -
python >= 2.7~
python << 2.8
python:any << 2.8
python:any >= 2.7~


Type URL
Binary Package python-fontforge_20161005~dfsg-4+deb9u1_i386.deb
Source Package fontforge

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install python-fontforge deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install python-fontforge




2017-08-12 - Vasudev Kamath <>
fontforge (1:20161005~dfsg-4+deb9u1) stretch-security; urgency=high
* Import upstream patches fixing following CVE's
CVE-2017-11577, CVE-2017-11576, CVE-2017-11575, CVE-2017-11574,
CVE-2017-11572, CVE-2017-11571, CVE-2017-11569, CVE-2017-11568.
2016-11-12 - Vasudev Kamath <>
fontforge (1:20161005~dfsg-4) unstable; urgency=medium
* Upload to unstable.
* Replace libuninamelist0-dev with libuninamelist1-dev in the override
section of d-shlibmove.
2016-10-22 - Vasudev Kamath <>
fontforge (1:20161005~dfsg-3) experimental; urgency=medium
* Install pkg-config files for libfontforge-dev
2016-10-15 - Vasudev Kamath <>
fontforge (1:20161005~dfsg-2) experimental; urgency=medium
* Add libglib2.0-dev as build-depends to fontforge, this makes sure that
libfontforge-dev gets libglib2.0-dev build dependency.
Closes: bug#840417, Thanks to Vasudev Kamath.
2016-10-10 - Vasudev Kamath <>
fontforge (1:20161005~dfsg-1) experimental; urgency=medium
* Import new upstream release.
* debian/copyright:
+ Updated for new release.
* Update libfontforge2.symbols file for new release.
* Override libreadline7-dev with libreadline-dev for d-shlibs.
* Drop embedded copies of Cantarrel and Inconsolata fonts and add
recommends on the appropriate package for fontforge-common.
2016-09-09 - Vasudev Kamath <>
fontforge (1:20160404~dfsg-4) experimental; urgency=medium
* debian/control:
+ fontforge-common: Bump fontforge version in Breaks and Replaces.
Closes: bug#836989, Thanks to Andreas Beckmann.
2016-08-13 - Vasudev Kamath <>
fontforge (1:20160404~dfsg-3) experimental; urgency=medium
* Move common files to fontforge-common package.
+ Install prefs and hotkeys file via fontforge-common
+ Install resources file which is needed by both fontforge-nox and
* Install MIME file for fontforge.
2016-08-06 - Vasudev Kamath <>
fontforge (1:20160404~dfsg-2) experimental; urgency=medium
* Install hotkeys for fontforge-nox

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