Updated: {ghostscript/ghostscript-base/ghostscript-x11}-8.62-1 and ghostscript-fonts-{std-8.11-1|other-6.0-1}

Dr. Volker Zell dr.volker.zell@oracle.com
Mon Apr 7 23:51:00 GMT 2008


New versions of 'ghostscript/ghostscript-base/ghostscript-x11' have been uploaded to a server near you.
Together with 'ghostscript-fonts-std-8.11-1' and 'ghostscript-fonts-other-6.0-1' which have been split
into their own packages.

GNU Ghostscript is Postscript interpreter capable of converting PS
files into a number of printer output formats.  Ghostscript can also
render PS files into a number of graphics file formats.

Cygwin NEWS:

 o Maintainer change
 o Switched to cygport build framework
 o update-alternatives is used to switch between the X11 on non-X11 
   version of gs
 o Split out ghostscript fonts in their own packages

ghostscript NEWS:
 o See the file /usr/share/doc/ghostscript-8.62/History8.htm

To update your installation, click on the "Install Cygwin now" link on the
http://cygwin.com/ web page.  This downloads setup.exe to your system.
Save it and run setup, answer the questions and pick up 'ghostscript' from
the 'Graphics' category (it should already be selected).

Note that downloads from sources.redhat.com (aka cygwin.com) aren't
allowed due to bandwidth limitations.  This means that you will need to
find a mirror which has this update, please choose the one nearest to you:

If you want to make a point or ask a question the Cygwin mailing list is
the appropriate place.

Dr. Volker Zell
volunteer cygwin ghostscript maintainer

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