Applying gs811-lib.patch to gs8.15
mike at easysw.com
Thu Jan 13 06:32:44 PST 2005
> Hi All,
> After reading till's posting recommending the use of
> GPL gs8.15 code base i'd like to know if the
> gs811-lib.patch can be applied to gs8.15 and the resulting
> gs executable be usable.
> I've already applied gs811-lib.patch by hand to gs8.15 code.
> By a little editing of obj/ld.tr to add the two lines
> "-lcups \" and "-lcupsimage \" to overcome a final
> linking problem i have been able to generate an executable
> A search of the cups.general newsgroup for '8.15' produced
> 10 hits most of which related to organizing the switch to
> the gs8.15 code.
> Is it too much of a leap of faith to use the gs811-lib.patch
> for gs8.15?
No, it *should* work, we just haven't done any testing with it.
Hopefully I'll have some time to work on it next month (concentrating
on CUPS 1.2 right now :) and then it will work out-of-the-box.
Michael Sweet, Easy Software Products mike at easysw dot com
Internet Printing and Document Software http://www.easysw.com
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