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XML update for Chapter 41

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1<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.3//EN"
2 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.3/docbookx.dtd" [
3 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
4 %general-entities;
5
6 <!ENTITY gs-download-http "http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/ghostscript/ghostscript-&gs-version;.tar.bz2">
7 <!ENTITY gs-download-ftp "ftp://mirror.cs.wisc.edu/pub/mirrors/ghost/AFPL/gs814/ghostscript-&gs-version;.tar.bz2">
8 <!ENTITY gs-size "5.5 MB">
9 <!ENTITY gs-buildsize "37-49 MB (depends on if libgs.so is installed)">
10 <!ENTITY gs-time "1.16-2.26 SBU">
11]>
12
13<sect1 id="gs" xreflabel="AFPL Ghostscript-&gs-version;">
14<?dbhtml filename="gs.html"?>
15<title>AFPL Ghostscript-&gs-version;</title>
16
17<sect2>
18<title>Introduction to <application>Ghostscript</application></title>
19
20<para><application>Ghostscript</application> is a versatile processor for
21PostScript data with the ability to render PostScript to different targets.
22</para>
23
24<sect3><title>Package information</title>
25<itemizedlist spacing='compact'>
26<listitem><para>Download (HTTP): <ulink url="&gs-download-http;"/></para></listitem>
27<listitem><para>Download (FTP): <ulink url="&gs-download-ftp;"/></para></listitem>
28<listitem><para>Download size: &gs-size;</para></listitem>
29<listitem><para>Estimated Disk space required: &gs-buildsize;</para></listitem>
30<listitem><para>Estimated build time: &gs-time;</para></listitem></itemizedlist>
31</sect3>
32
33<sect3><title>Additional downloads</title>
34<itemizedlist spacing='compact'>
35<listitem><para>Standard fonts: <ulink
36url="ftp://mirror.cs.wisc.edu/pub/mirrors/ghost/fonts/ghostscript-fonts-std-8.11.tar.gz"/>
37</para></listitem>
38<listitem><para>Other fonts: <ulink
39url="http://ftp.gnu.org/pub/gnu/ghostscript/gnu-gs-fonts-other-6.0.tar.gz"/>
40</para></listitem>
41</itemizedlist></sect3>
42
43<sect3><title><application>Ghostscript</application>
44dependencies</title>
45<sect4><title>Optional</title>
46<para><xref linkend="libjpeg"/>, <xref linkend="libpng"/>, <xref
47linkend="GTK"/> and X (<xref linkend="xfree86"/> or <xref linkend="xorg"/>)</para></sect4>
48</sect3>
49
50<sect3><title>Conflicts</title>
51<para>This version of Ghostscript does not work with
52<application><acronym>CUPS</acronym></application> due to missing
53generic "cups" raster image driver. The necessary support cannot be patched in
54due to incompatible licenses. Use <xref linkend="espgs"/> instead if you have
55<application><acronym>CUPS</acronym></application>.</para>
56</sect3>
57
58</sect2>
59
60<sect2>
61<title>Installation of <application>Ghostscript</application></title>
62
63<para>Install <application>Ghostscript</application> by running the following commands:</para>
64
65<screen><userinput><command>./configure --prefix=/usr &amp;&amp;
66make &amp;&amp;
67make install</command></userinput></screen>
68
69<para>To install the shared library <filename>libgs.so</filename>, run
70the following commands additionally:</para>
71
72<screen><userinput><command>make so &amp;&amp;
73make soinstall</command></userinput></screen>
74
75<note><para>The shared library depends on <xref linkend="GTK"/>. It is
76only used in external programs like <xref linkend="gsview"/>.</para></note>
77
78<para>To finish the installation, unpack all fonts you've downloaded to
79<filename class="directory">/usr/share/ghostscript</filename>.</para>
80
81</sect2>
82
83<sect2>
84<title>Contents</title>
85
86<para><application>Ghostscript</application> comes with a lot of filters to
87render PostScript/<acronym>PDF</acronym> files back and forth. Please refer to
88the <acronym>HTML</acronym> documentation or try <command>man gs</command>.
89</para>
90
91</sect2>
92
93</sect1>
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