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Re: font problems with xpdf and gv

>>>>> Igor Pechtchanski writes:

    > On Tue, 28 Sep 2004, Dr. Volker Zell wrote:
    >> >>>>> Igor Pechtchanski writes:
    >> > setup is somehow failing in its dependency tracking.  Alternatively,
    >> > why not make 'gv' invoke '/usr/X11R6/bin/gs' explicitly, instead of
    >> > searching for it in the PATH?
    >> I'm not sure, there was talk before that eventually the /usr/X11R6/
    >> hierarchy will disappear.

    > This is still a long way off, apparently, and the users are having gv
    > problems now.  Also, when this finally does happen, lots of things will
    > need to be changed (gv not being the only one), so you'd be able to
    > release a new version of gv then.  Or, you could discuss with the
    > maintainer of ghostscript-x11 what the /usr/X11R6/bin/gs executable will
    > be called when it's moved to /usr/bin (e.g., "gs-x11"); add a postinstall
    > script to the "gv" package that will conditionally create a
    > /usr/bin/gs-x11 symlink to /usr/X11R6/bin/gs, and use that name even now
    > (that way, when the switch happens, the symlink won't be created and the
    > real /usr/bin/gs-x11 executable will be used automatically).

Okidoki, this sounds fine...

    > 	Igor


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