Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at
Thu Dec 7 10:49:20 PST 2006

On 12/7/06, Randy McMurchy <randy at> wrote:
> Dan Nicholson wrote these words on 12/07/06 12:06 CST:
> >
> > Possibly for future-proofing, the "max version number" should be
> > increased? It would kind of stink to have to change the gsview page
> > each time a new ESP ghostscript version was released. Or, we could
> > change the sed to grab the version number from the gs header.
> Excellent thought, Dan. On one of my machines, I have 8.15.1
> of Ghostscript installed:
> randy at rmlscsi: ~ > gs --version
> 8.15.1
> We could do this (and then fix the GSView file with the result)
> and probably get away with it:
> randy at rmlscsi: ~ > gs --version | sed -e 's/\.//' -e 's/\./0/'
> 81501

Seems fine to me. In my bit of investigation before my ssh connection
dropped out, it looked like there's some seriously hacky stuff going
on with gsview. One more hack wouldn't hurt in my eyes.


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