CUPS and Ghostcript in CVS

Richard A Downing richard.downing at bcs.org.uk
Fri Jan 17 14:11:29 PST 2003


Richard A Downing wrote:

> Richard A Downing wrote:
>> The CUPS page correctly states that ghostscript is a dependency to print
>> on
>> non-postscript printers.  The Ghostscript-8.00 page *fails* to state that
>> a patch is also required, and that there is currently no patch available
>> for ghostscript-8.00. (Unless , of course, you know different, in which
>> case can I have a pointer?)
>> 
>> Do you plan to fix this, as it is the instructions are broken? IMHO :-)
> 
> 
> OOPS, I should have reread Alex Kloss's hint before sending this.  It
> seems
> AFPL-Ghostscript-8.00 doesn't need a patch.  I'm checking this right now.
> Richard.

Unfortunately I cannot seem to get Ghostscript to install a pstoraster, and
cups doesn't install it either.  So this is still broken.
In your build instructions how does pstoraster.convs get installed in
/etc/cups?  And where does /usr/lib/cups/filter/pstoraster come from?

Richard.

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