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comment How to create deb packages for fonts
Not sure why people are trying to close this as a dup. While most packaging of a font will be similar to any other package, the asker hits on one technical point that needs to be considered. Fonts must regenerate the font cache on installation. This used to require a postinst script, but now a dpkg trigger handles it.
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comment Include Binary Files in DEB package
Right. That guide is more concerned with packaging for the official Ubuntu archives, and in that case you'd want the proper upstream tarball. You don't need to use --split again as the created tarball is still around. If you delete it, you'll need to do that again.
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