Ghostscript 6.51 release (was Re: Package maintainer release procedures)

Christopher Faylor
Sat Jul 7 07:01:00 GMT 2001

On Sat, Jul 07, 2001 at 12:08:05AM -0700, Dario Alcocer wrote:
>>>>>> "Chuck" == Charles S Wilson <> writes:
>    Chuck> I converted them from .gz to .bz2 to save ~1.2M on
>    Chuck> download, and I also noticed that the gs.exe binary was not
>    Chuck> stripped.
>    Chuck> However, when I unpacked and stripped the gs.exe, it didn't
>    Chuck> really shrink the binary size enough to justify "re-owning"
>    Chuck> all the files in the tarballs as "cwilson" vs. "alcocer".
>    Chuck> So, I didn't adjust that.
>Chuck, on second thought, I can repackage the binary tar file again as
>a bzip2 file with a stripped gs.exe.  Please let me know if you'd like
>me to do this.
>Oh, and thanks for catching the missing release number suffix in the
>filenames; I'll have to fix the script I used to generate the .tar.gz
>Thanks for all your help.

I think I would prefer that you fix up your package and resubmit it to Chuck,

Thanks everybody for making this a cooperative project.


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