Towards a BLFS 6.4 release

Randy McMurchy randy at linuxfromscratch.org
Sat Dec 27 11:48:54 PST 2008


Ken Moffat wrote these words on 12/27/08 13:16 CST:
> On Sat, Dec 27, 2008 at 06:39:25PM +0000, Ken Moffat wrote:
>> printing - gnu-ghostscript-8.63
>  I see Randy has this too.  The bundled jasper is old, but still
> probably subject to the vulnerabilities.  I've forgotten which
> version is included, but debian-stable patched their old version as
> well as the current version in -unstable.
> 
>  For people who want to build this with system jasper I've got a
> patch, can't remember if I committed it yet.  To use it, you have to
> 'rm -r jasper' otherwise it will build its own version (better than
> 8.62 where you also had to remove the bundled jpeg, png, z).
> 
>  I let it build the bundled jbig2dec, that used to be developed at
> afl but seems to be no longer developed and unlikely to be used in
> anything else.

Like the SQLite package, if you want to do the printing things, then
drive on, however, GS/CUPS/Gutenprint is something I do every build.

-- 
Randy

rmlscsi: [bogomips 1003.28] [GNU ld version 2.16.1] [gcc (GCC) 4.0.3]
[GNU C Library stable release version 2.3.6] [Linux 2.6.14.3 i686]
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