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Re: Ghostscript packaging for X11, non-X11 versions

On Sat, Jul 06, 2002 at 10:14:09AM -0400, Nicholas Wourms wrote:
> Dario Alcocer wrote:
> >Are there any guidelines or suggestions regarding packaging
> >source, patches and binaries for programs (like Ghostscript)
> >that can be built for either Cygwin or Cygwin/XFree86?
> >
> >Unless I hear a very compelling reason to do otherwise, I'm
> >planning on releasing three binary packages and a single
> >source package:


> What version of ghostscript?  Hopefully it will be the new 7.x series... 

Yes, I started out rebuilding 6.52 for XFree86, but found the
pwrite name collision was breaking the build.  At that point,
I looked at building the latest, 7.05.  I've built both the native
and X11 versions, and they both seem to work fine.  Now, I'm just
working out the packaging details.

>  As for your packaging quandry, I'll let our in-house expert Chuck 
> comment on "how it should be".

Sounds good.

Dario Alcocer -- Sr. Software Developer, Helix Digital Inc. --

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