[cups.general] gs for ps only.

v.sudeep at exgate.tek.com v.sudeep at exgate.tek.com
Fri Jul 2 05:07:01 PDT 2004

So is there a easy way of removing linkages to these image libraries, if I
want to restrict myself to ps files printing only.

- S u d e e p    V
Unless you jump from the frying pan to the fire, all you get is a raw deal. 

-----Original Message-----
From: cups-bounces at easysw.com [mailto:cups-bounces at easysw.com]On Behalf
Of Helge Blischke
Sent: Thursday, July 01, 2004 6:51 PM
To: cups at easysw.com
Subject: Re: [cups.general] gs for ps only.

v.sudeep at exgate.tek.com wrote:
> Hi !
> I want to build and use gs as a pure postscript file interpreter. It seems
> that the gs sources are closely interwoven with the jpeg, png etc
> And at the same time not losing the ability to include all the existing
> printer drivers.
> We did try to exclude the jpeg , png make files from the makefile.in, but
> this seemed to result in errors while compiling some of the ghostscript
> files.
Be careful when tweaking the makefile(s). For example, the jpeg library
is needed to implement the DCTEncode and DCTDecode filters which are
part of
the PostScript core.


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