Package Details: ttf-ms-fonts 2.0-12

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Package Base: ttf-ms-fonts
Description: Core TTF Fonts from Microsoft
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Keywords: corefonts
Licenses: custom:microsoft
Provides: ttf-font
Submitter: None
Maintainer: caleb
Last Packager: caleb
Votes: 1981
Popularity: 8.95
First Submitted: 2010-12-01 11:17
Last Updated: 2020-05-25 15:35

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caleb commented on 2020-05-28 15:26

@Lenry You can replace the base url in $_dlpath to the base of a mirror that works for you. Unfortunately we won't be able to do that for the package itself. It's specifically against Arch's guidelines to hard code a specific mirror. The Sourceforge redirections work for most locations/situations and are better than pointing at one mirror.

Lenry commented on 2020-05-28 13:55

For me it's trying to download from a non-working mirror (Liquid Telecom of Kenya) If I choose an other mirror from the website, I can download the files, but I can't figure out how to define a mirror in the PKGBUILD

StormEngineer commented on 2020-05-28 13:42

It might be a problem with SourceForge, but currently the font download keeps timing out.

caleb commented on 2020-05-25 15:35

@MuLDeRiZed or @merlock can you elaborate on that? If there is something this package should add like a conflicts=() I'd like to know about it.

caleb commented on 2020-05-25 15:03

Please do not depend on any of fontconfig, xorg-font-utils, or xorg-font-encodings. These are all obsolete and make the system do duplicate work as well as make container builds heavier than they need to be.

FredBezies commented on 2020-05-14 13:31

@chennux: I tried with old PKGBUILD and it works.

Fonts are downloaded flawlessly.

chennux commented on 2020-05-05 13:32

The link of the fonts was modified ; fonts are now here :

Currently, we must modify the PKGBUILD in order to complete the installation of the fonts.

(The Ubuntu package has a similar bug).

merlock commented on 2019-08-29 13:16

@MuLDeRiZeD: Good catch. Wondered why some of my glyphs wouldn't show right.

MuLDeRiZeD commented on 2019-08-28 13:28

Avoid if you are using awesome fonts. There is a problem with several glyphs not being recognized when both sets are installed.

xuiqzy commented on 2019-08-02 08:20

extra/xorg-bdftopcf extra/xorg-font-util extra/xorg-font-utils

Are these dependencies really needed? I have installed multiple other ttf fonts and they don't require them.