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[bug#28404] The complete Google Noto Fonts

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: [bug#28404] The complete Google Noto Fonts
Date: Mon, 11 Sep 2017 13:55:35 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.2 (gnu/linux)


ng0 <address@hidden> skribis:

> Well they are build from source, and the source is on github.
> for cjk:
> not cjk:
> emoji:
> and they seem to use noto-tools for building, but I haven't looked
> into the build process at all.
> We want to avoid download large source repository checkouts
> or large tarballs, this was one of the problems this project
> was set out to solve.

--8<---------------cut here---------------start------------->8---
address@hidden /tmp$ git clone
Cloning into 'noto-cjk'...
remote: Counting objects: 609, done.        
remote: Total 609 (delta 0), reused 0 (delta 0), pack-reused 609        
Receiving objects: 100% (609/609), 1.53 GiB | 6.66 MiB/s, done.
Resolving deltas: 100% (486/486), done.
Checking out files: 100% (140/140), done.
address@hidden /tmp$ du -ms noto-cjk/.git
1568    noto-cjk/.git
--8<---------------cut here---------------end--------------->8---

Quite a lot.  However, the snapshot is half that size:

--8<---------------cut here---------------start------------->8---
$ guix download

Starting download of /tmp/guix-file.l7hpQP
following redirection to 
 v1.004                                                7.5MiB/s 01:44 | 
785.4MiB transferred
address@hidden /tmp$ du -ms 
786     /gnu/store/45j4prjlvc25dpbq4qgh437051cdczx8-v1.004.tar.gz
--8<---------------cut here---------------end--------------->8---

Maybe that’s OK, WDYT?  How does it compare to the precompiled archives?

> If someone could look into the build process and describe it here
> and how big the repositories are, this would save a good amount
> of time for me (can't look into it that much this week I think).

That “someone” does not exist.  If there were a whole bunch of people
waiting to save your time, and mine, and everyone else’s, we’d know it
by now.  :-)


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