xgridfit - program for gridfitting, or "hinting," TrueType fonts

Property Value
Distribution Debian 9 (Stretch)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package filename xgridfit_2.3-1_all.deb
Package name xgridfit
Package version 2.3
Package release 1
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Category fonts role::program works-with::font
Homepage http://xgridfit.sourceforge.net/
License -
Maintainer Debian Fonts Task Force <pkg-fonts-devel@lists.alioth.debian.org>
Download size 105.68 KB
Installed size 898.00 KB
Xgridfit is a simple program that implements an XML-based language
for gridfitting, or "hinting," TrueType fonts.


Package Version Architecture Repository
xgridfit_2.3-1_all.deb 2.3 all Debian Main
xgridfit - - -


Name Value
python << 2.8
python >= 2.7
python-fontforge -
python-libxml2 -
xsltproc -


Type URL
Mirror ftp.br.debian.org
Binary Package xgridfit_2.3-1_all.deb
Source Package xgridfit

Install Howto

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




2014-01-14 - Hideki Yamane <henrich@debian.org>
xgridfit (2.3-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload
* New upstream release
* debian/control
- drop Kęstutis Biliūnas <kebil@kaunas.init.lt> from Uploaders,
Thanks for your past work (Closes: #704976)
- add me as Uploaders
- set Standards-Version: 3.9.5
- drop obsolete "Dm-Upload-Allowed: yes" field
- set "Build-Depends: debhelper (>= 9)"
- add "Build-Depends: python-dev"
- move svn to git for Vcs-*
- add "Depends: python-fontforge, python-libxml2"
- drop Build-Depends-Indep
- fix "description-synopsis-starts-with-article" and
* debian/compat
- set 9
* debian/rules
- use --with python2
* debian/patches
- add remove_sourceforge-logo-link.patch
- add fix_manpage_hyphen-used-as-minus-sign.patch
2011-05-27 - Christian Perrier <bubulle@debian.org>
xgridfit (2.2a-2) unstable; urgency=low
[ Sven Hoexter ]
* Team upload.
* Add debian/patches/usr_local.diff to remove the 'local' part hard coded
in python/xgflib.py. (Closes: #625587)
Thanks to Sven Hoexter for the patch.
2010-04-16 - Kęstutis Biliūnas <kebil@kaunas.init.lt>
xgridfit (2.2a-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
* debian/control:
- added Build-Depends on python and python-support;
- added 'XS-Python-Version: >= 2.6' field;
- bumped Standards-Version to 3.8.4. No changes required.
* debian/patches: added the patch 002_fix_makefile_clean.diff for
removing python/build directory.
2009-12-22 - Kęstutis Biliūnas <kebil@kaunas.init.lt>
xgridfit (2.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
* debian/patches: removed the patch 001_fix_manpage_xgridfit.diff --
applied by upstream.
* Switched to 3.0 (quilt) source format.
* debian/control:
- switched to debhelper v7;
- add ${misc:Depends} to dependencies to properly cope with 
debhelper-triggerred dependencies;
- added Depends on python for the xgridfit binary package;
- bumped Standards-Version to 3.8.3. No changes required.
* Use a minimal debian/rules file.
2009-06-24 - Kęstutis Biliūnas <kebil@kaunas.init.lt>
xgridfit (1.19b-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
* debian/control: bumped Standards-Version to 3.8.2. No changes required.
2009-06-12 - Kęstutis Biliūnas <kebil@kaunas.init.lt>
xgridfit (1.18-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
* debian/control:
- changed section to the new fonts section;
- bumped Standards-Version to 3.8.1. No changes required.
2009-02-14 - Kęstutis Biliūnas <kebil@kaunas.init.lt>
xgridfit (1.17a-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
* debian/menu.doc-base: changed section to Graphics.
* debian/control:
- added Build-Depends on quilt for manage a patches. Correspondingly
changed the file debian/rules and added the directory debian/patches.
- bumped Standards-Version to 3.8.0. No changes required.
- added DM-Upload-Allowed: yes.
* debian/patches: added the patch 001_fix_manpage_xgridfit.diff for
fixing menpage xgridfit.1 formating.
2007-12-06 - Kęstutis Biliūnas <kebil@kaunas.init.lt>
xgridfit (1.0a-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
* debian/control:
- the homepage address removed from extended package description and added
Homepage field in the source package.
- added Vcs-Svn and Vcs-Browser fields.
- bumped Standards-Version to 3.7.3.
* debian/manpages: removed this file.
2007-07-08 - Kęstutis Biliūnas <kebil@kaunas.init.lt>
xgridfit (0.6.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial release (Closes: #427917, #430916).

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