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Re: Ghostscript 7.05 test version ready for review, upload

setup files:


@ ghostscript
requires: cygwin libpng2 zlib ghostscript-base
version: 7.05-1

You don't specify the version in setup.hint. You either
a) don't include any version info at all; upset will figure it out
b) specify using curr: prev: and test: key words...

e.g. curr: 6.52-1
test: 7.05-1

requires: libpng2?? REALLY? Are you sure it isn't libpng12? (you could temporarily list both libpng2 and libpng12, since it's probable that 6.52-1 needs libpng2 but 7.05-1 needs libpng12)


@ ghostscript-x11
requires: cygwin cygwin-xfree86 libpng2 zlib ghostscript-base
version: 7.05-1

ditto version:. Ditto libpng2 -- except here I'm SURE you don't need libpng2 -- you want libpng12 (and not both; there is no gs-x11-6.52-1)

Also, the correct require: for xfree is 'XFree86-base'. there is no 'cygwin-xfree86' package.


@ ghostscript-base
category: Graphics
requires: cygwin
version: 7.05-1

Ditto version:. Also, this package probably doesn't directly require cygwin. It's just docs, right?

-base- contains:

-(nonx)- contains:

-x- contains:

There are no postinstall scripts, no symlinks. I assume, then, that the -x- version was compiled so that it automatically looked outside of its own -prefix (e.g. not under /usr/X11R6/, but instead under /usr/share/ghostscript) for its runtime files. This is fine by me.

However, the man pages are not under share -- yet are shared. (Not complaining, just pointing it out). I assume this was done because of the difficulties involved with changing the cygwin standard -- we'd need a new 'man' package, or everybody'd have to muck with MANPATH, etc etc. This seems like a sensible way to go, for now. (Although, I've never seen localized man pages separated out that way -- is that normal?)

-src- package:
is a 'method 1' package ( (not complaining, just pointing it out). BTW, refresh me on the jpeg problem? Why can't gs use the official cygwin library?

In summary, the packages look good -- but the setup.hints need some work. :-)


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