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Re: ghostscript on Windows and cygwin path style
- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: Nev Bis <nevinebishay at yahoo dot com>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 20 Nov 2003 12:58:08 -0500 (EST)
- Subject: Re: ghostscript on Windows and cygwin path style
- References: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Thu, 20 Nov 2003, Nev Bis wrote:
> I have cygwin version 1.32 running on Windows XP Pro.
FYI, there is no such version. Your cygcheck.out shows version 1.3.22.
The latest is 1.5.5. I'd recommend upgrading.
> I have ghostscript 8.11 installed in
> C:\gs\gs8.11\bin. Under this same directory, I have a
> file called "gs", containing this line:
> gswin32c $*
> I also have XFree86 installed and xfig 3.2.4
> Xfig has a problem invoking gs to convert a eps file
> into pcx. The problem
> appears to be that gs does not recognize the path
> style. In fact when I
> invoke gs from the bash shell with a file under the
> working directory, it
> works fine. But when I call it this way
> gs /c/directory/somefile.ps
> I get this error from ghostscript
> /undefinedfilename in ( /c/directory/somefile.ps)
> What should I do?
Try changing your "gs" file to
for i in "$@"; do
PARAMS="$PARAMS '`cygpath -w -- "$i"`'"
eval "set -- $PARAMS"
and see if it helps.
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