r4941 - trunk/BOOK/pst/printing

randy at linuxfromscratch.org randy at linuxfromscratch.org
Mon Aug 15 23:16:06 PDT 2005

Author: randy
Date: 2005-08-16 00:16:05 -0600 (Tue, 16 Aug 2005)
New Revision: 4941

Added a note about running the test suite to the ESP Ghostscript instructions

Modified: trunk/BOOK/pst/printing/espgs.xml
--- trunk/BOOK/pst/printing/espgs.xml	2005-08-16 04:40:41 UTC (rev 4940)
+++ trunk/BOOK/pst/printing/espgs.xml	2005-08-16 06:16:05 UTC (rev 4941)
@@ -117,16 +117,23 @@
 <screen><userinput>./configure --prefix=/usr --without-gimp-print --without-omni &&
+    <para>This package does not come with a test suite. However, you may test
+    the operation of the newly built <command>gs</command> program by issuing
+    the following command (issue from an X Windows terminal):</para>
+<screen><userinput>bin/gs -Ilib examples/tiger.ps</userinput></screen>
     <para>Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:</para>
 <screen role="root"><userinput>make install</userinput></screen>
     <para>To install the shared library
-    <filename class='libraryfile'>libgs.so</filename> you
-    will need <xref linkend="GTK"/>.</para>
+    <filename class='libraryfile'>libgs.so</filename> you will need 
+    <xref linkend="GTK"/>. Note that the shared library is only used in
+    external programs such as <xref linkend="gsview"/> and
+    <xref linkend="imagemagick"/>. Proceed with the following commands as an
+    unprivileged user:</para>
-    <para>Proceed with the following commands:</para>
 <screen><userinput>make CFLAGS_SO='-fPIC $(ACDEFS)' so</userinput></screen>
     <para>Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:</para>
@@ -135,11 +142,6 @@
 install -v -d -m755 /usr/include/ps &&
 install -v -m644 src/*.h /usr/include/ps</userinput></screen>
-    <note>
-      <para>The shared library is only used in external programs like
-      <xref linkend="gsview"/>.</para>
-    </note>
     <para>To finish the installation, unpack all fonts you've downloaded to
     <filename class="directory">/usr/share/ghostscript</filename> and ensure
     the ownerships of the files are root:root. Substitute

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