Changeset a9fd38e


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Timestamp:
08/08/2004 06:44:33 AM (17 years ago)
Author:
Randy McMurchy <randy@…>
Branches:
10.0, 10.1, 11.0, 6.0, 6.1, 6.2, 6.2.0, 6.2.0-rc1, 6.2.0-rc2, 6.3, 6.3-rc1, 6.3-rc2, 6.3-rc3, 7.10, 7.4, 7.5, 7.6, 7.6-blfs, 7.6-systemd, 7.7, 7.8, 7.9, 8.0, 8.1, 8.2, 8.3, 8.4, 9.0, 9.1, basic, bdubbs/svn, elogind, gnome, kde5-13430, kde5-14269, kde5-14686, ken/refactor-virt, krejzi/svn, lazarus, nosym, perl-modules, qt5new, systemd-11177, systemd-13485, trunk, xry111/git-date, xry111/git-date-for-trunk, xry111/git-date-test
Children:
a0f03b0
Parents:
051a187
Message:

Added FTP download location and some minor changes to ESP Ghostscript

git-svn-id: svn://svn.linuxfromscratch.org/BLFS/trunk/BOOK@2590 af4574ff-66df-0310-9fd7-8a98e5e911e0

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  • introduction/welcome/changelog.xml

    r051a187 ra9fd38e  
    2525<listitem><para>August 8th, 2004 [randy]: Minor corrections to
    2626Perl Modules instructions; added ESP Ghostscript to Sendmail
    27 optional dependencies.</para></listitem>
     27optional dependencies; added FTP download location and minor changes
     28to ESP Ghostscript.</para></listitem>
    2829
    2930<listitem><para>August 7th, 2004 [randy]: Updated to
  • pst/printing/espgs.xml

    r051a187 ra9fd38e  
    55 
    66  <!ENTITY espgs-download-http "http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/espgs/espgs-&espgs-version;-source.tar.bz2">
    7   <!ENTITY espgs-download-ftp  " ">
     7  <!ENTITY espgs-download-ftp  "ftp://ftp.gtlib.cc.gatech.edu/pub/slackware/slackware-current/source/ap/espgs/espgs-&espgs-version;-source.tar.bz2">
    88  <!ENTITY espgs-size          "5.3 MB">
    9   <!ENTITY espgs-buildsize     "116-140 MB (depends on if libgs.so is installed)">
     9  <!ENTITY espgs-buildsize     "116-140 MB (depends if libgs.so is installed)">
    1010  <!ENTITY espgs-time          "1.65-3.20 SBU">
    1111]>
    1212
    1313<sect1 id="espgs" xreflabel="ESP Ghostscript-&espgs-version;">
     14<sect1info>
     15<othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
     16<date>$Date$</date>
     17</sect1info>
    1418<?dbhtml filename="espgs.html"?>
    1519<title>ESP Ghostscript-&espgs-version;</title>
     
    2024<para><application>Ghostscript</application> is a versatile processor for
    2125PostScript data with the ability to render PostScript to different targets.
    22 ESP Ghostscript is a customized version of <acronym>GNU</acronym> Ghostscript
    23 that includes an enhanced configuration script, the <acronym>
    24 CUPS</acronym> raster driver to support <acronym>CUPS</acronym> raster printer
    25 drivers, and additional patches and drivers from
    26 various Linux distributors.</para>
     26<application>ESP Ghostscript</application> is a customized version of
     27<acronym>GNU</acronym> Ghostscript that includes an enhanced configuration
     28script, the <acronym>CUPS</acronym> raster driver to support
     29<acronym>CUPS</acronym> raster printer drivers, and additional patches and
     30drivers from various Linux distributors.</para>
    2731
    2832<sect3><title>Package information</title>
     
    4347url="http://ftp.gnu.org/pub/gnu/ghostscript/gnu-gs-fonts-other-6.0.tar.gz"/>
    4448</para></listitem>
    45 <!-- Cyrillic fonts are now a part of ghostscript-fonts-std -->
    4649</itemizedlist></sect3>
    4750
     
    4952dependencies</title>
    5053<sect4><title>Optional</title>
    51 <para><xref linkend="cups"/>, <xref linkend="libjpeg"/>, <xref
    52 linkend="libpng"/>, X (<xref linkend="xfree86"/> or <xref linkend="xorg"/>), <xref
    53 linkend="GLib"/>, <xref linkend="GTK"/> and
     54<para><xref linkend="cups"/>, <xref linkend="libjpeg"/>,
     55<xref linkend="libpng"/>, X (<xref linkend="xfree86"/> or
     56<xref linkend="xorg"/>), <xref linkend="GLib"/>, <xref linkend="GTK"/> and
    5457<xref linkend="gimp-print"/>
    5558</para></sect4>
     
    6164<title>Installation of <application>Ghostscript</application></title>
    6265
    63 <para>Install <application>Ghostscript</application> by running the following commands:</para>
     66<para>Install <application>Ghostscript</application> by running the following
     67commands:</para>
    6468
    6569<screen><userinput><command>./configure --prefix=/usr --without-gimp-print --without-omni &amp;&amp;
     
    6771make install</command></userinput></screen>
    6872
    69 <para>To install the shared library <filename>libgs.so</filename> you
     73<para>To install the shared library
     74<filename class='libraryfile'>libgs.so</filename> you
    7075will need <xref linkend="GTK"/>.</para>
    7176
     
    7984
    8085<para>To finish the installation, unpack all fonts you've downloaded to
    81 <filename class="directory">/usr/share/ghostscript</filename>.</para>
     86<filename class="directory">/usr/share/ghostscript</filename> and ensure
     87the ownerships of the files are root:root.</para>
    8288
    8389</sect2>
     
    8692<title>Command explanations</title>
    8793
    88 <para><option>--without-gimp-print</option>: This switch disables
    89 the building of the <application><acronym>GIMP</acronym></application> print driver
    90 as a Ghostscript device since this is deprecated.
    91 This driver may be still accessible via <acronym>IJS</acronym>
     94<para><parameter>--without-gimp-print</parameter>: This switch disables
     95the building of the <application><acronym>GIMP</acronym></application> print
     96driver as a <application>Ghostscript</application> device since this is
     97deprecated. This driver may be still accessible via <acronym>IJS</acronym>
    9298or <application><acronym>CUPS</acronym></application>,
    9399and this is the preferred way.</para>
    94100<!-- This also fails with Gimp-Print-4.2.6-rc1 or later -->
     101
     102<para><option>--without-omni</option>: This switch disables the
     103omni driver support.</para>
    95104
    96105<para><option>--without-ijs</option>: This switch disables the
     
    102111<title>Contents</title>
    103112
    104 <para>Ghostscript comes with a lot of filters to render
    105 PostScript/<acronym>PDF</acronym> files back and forth. Please
    106 refer to the <acronym>HTML</acronym> documentation or try
    107 <command>man gs</command>. <acronym>ESP</acronym> Ghostscript provides
    108 pstoraster too.</para>
     113<para>The <application>Ghostscript</application> package contains
     114<command>gs</command>, the <filename class='libraryfile'>libgs</filename>
     115library and many filters to render PostScript/<acronym>PDF</acronym> files
     116back and forth. Please refer to the <acronym>HTML</acronym> documentation or
     117try <command>man gs</command> for information about the capabilities provided
     118by the package. <application><acronym>ESP</acronym> Ghostscript</application>
     119also provides the <filename>pstoraster</filename>
     120<application><acronym>CUPS</acronym></application> print filter.</para>
    109121
    110122</sect2>
    111123
    112124<sect2>
    113 
    114125<title>Description</title>
    115126
    116127<sect3>
     128<title>gs</title>
     129<para><command>gs</command> invokes <application>Ghostscript</application>, an
     130interpreter of Adobe Systems' PostScript(tm) and Portable Document Format
     131(<acronym>PDF</acronym>) languages.</para></sect3>
     132
     133<sect3>
    117134<title>pstoraster</title>
    118 <para><acronym>CUPS</acronym> uses <command>pstoraster</command> filter to convert
    119 PostScript to a generic raster image format that is acceptable as an input to
    120 drivers for non-PostScript printers (e.g., from
    121 <xref linkend="gimp-print"/>).
    122 It is built and installed only if
    123 <xref linkend="cups"/> is found.</para></sect3>
     135<para><application><acronym>CUPS</acronym></application> uses the
     136<command>pstoraster</command> filter to convert PostScript to a generic raster
     137image format that is acceptable as an input to drivers for non-PostScript
     138printers (e.g., from <xref linkend="gimp-print"/>). It is built and installed
     139only if <xref linkend="cups"/> is found.</para></sect3>
    124140
    125141</sect2>
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