Ghostscript, a2ps, enscript, gsview, psutils, xpdf, Acrobat Reader

Mark Hymers markh at
Wed Jan 1 09:38:46 PST 2003

On Wed, 01, Jan, 2003 at 02:18:57PM +0100, alex at spoke thus..
> On 31.12.02 21:29 +0000, Mark Hymers wrote:
> > Gentlemen, please!
> We already got back to common sense.
> > 
> > I've applied most of the patch (except for the Acrobat reader bit - we
> > allow binary-only only where there is no alternative; in this case xpdf
> > and gv are alternatives).
> So is gsview. I was unable to compile gv, but I'll keep trying. Perhaps,
> I'll even make a patch to compile it without xaw3d, but don't count on
> it soon.

I've compiled gv sucessfully using gcc-3.x.  I'll try and write the
instructions for it.

> > PS - Alex, One thing - You describe a couple of packages as "GNU"
> > packages but I'm not entirely sure they are - at least, I couldn't find
> > them on the GNU Projects page.  Should we change that to typical
> > "autoconf using" packages or something similar?
> it should be "autoconf using". OK, some of that packages could be found
> on the gnu mirror, but I didn't change that lines because the
> installation was quite similar. Gonna check that better next time :)

OK.  Changed.


Mark Hymers <markh at linuxfromscratch dot org>

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