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RE: printing from within Cygwin

> From: Nicholas Wourms []
> --- Dario Alcocer <> wrote:
> > On Wed, Sep 04, 2002 at 10:26:36AM -0700, Shankar Unni wrote:
> > > Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> > > I wonder if it's possible to build the Cygwin gs with these
> > > Or at least the Windows devices?  There are the "mswindll", "mswinprn"

> > > and "mswinpr2" devices, and the "display" device for the Windows
> > > display (the one that "gswin32" pops up).
> > 
> > Yes, it's definitely doable; it's on my long list of "to-do" items.
> > As soon as I have more "free time" I'll do it.
> Please don't do this, I'd rather have gs act like gs does in unix.
> Having it act like the win32 version defeats the whole purpose.  If
> he wants a win32 version, why doesn't he just use the win32 version. 
> What happens if we get a full lpd which accesses the parallel port
> via a dev point?  I'm sure there are other examples, but again if you
> want a win32 version go get the win32 version and add it to your
  I count 86 available devices in Cygwin gs.  I don't think a few more will

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