ESP Ghostscript init files location (8.15<->8.15.2 subdir)

Jens Stroebel drifter at bcsoft.de
Fri Mar 9 11:07:02 PST 2007


On Friday 09 March 2007 19:55, Randy McMurchy wrote:
> Jens Stroebel wrote these words on 03/09/07 05:27 CST:
> > During the install of the ESP Ghostscript package and it's use in the
> > resulting system, I had to create a link
> >    /usr/share/ghostscript/8.15 -> 8.15.2
> > to enable gs to find it's initialization files (gs_init.ps et al.).
>
> I do not see this behavior. Everything works properly for me without
> any additional link. Here is a snippet from a logfile of running gs
> under strace:
>
> open("gs_init.ps", O_RDONLY)            = -1 ENOENT (No such file or
> directory) open("./gs_init.ps", O_RDONLY)          = -1 ENOENT (No such
> file or directory) open("/home/randy/.fonts/gs_init.ps", O_RDONLY) = -1
> ENOENT (No such file or directory)
> open("/usr/share/ghostscript/8.15/lib/gs_init.ps", O_RDONLY) = 3

Ok, my fault. The build I did contained in it's install-step an explicit
 "gsdatadir=/usr/share/ghostscript/8.15.2" ..
     (install to a package build-root)

Sorry for the noise...

		greets,
		  Jens
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