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Bug 502566

Summary: app-text/ghostscript-gpl-9.10: minor ebuild tweaks
Product: Gentoo Linux Reporter: Rafał Mużyło <galtgendo>
Component: Current packagesAssignee: Printing Team <printing>
Status: CONFIRMED ---    
Severity: enhancement CC: jstein
Priority: Normal Keywords: PATCH
Version: unspecified   
Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Whiteboard:
Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---
Attachments: patch implementing the tweaks

Description Rafał Mużyło 2014-02-26 21:56:59 UTC
Created attachment 371364 [details, diff]
patch implementing the tweaks

Seeing that bug 121709 is still getting nowhere, perhaps we could try to do it in little steps ?

The first one would be switching from ghostscript to ghostpdl tarball.
AFAICT, this would require changing only two lines in the ebuild, the way ghostpdl tarball is now.

The other two blocks in this patch are:
- as I mentioned a couple older bugs, cmaps aren't fonts - they're handled by a completely different mechanism, so adding them to $FONTPATH is pointless

- IIRC, 'mv -f' *can't* fail (well, not for 'mv' from coreutils (or even any POSIX compliant ?))

With the first step done, maintainer of ghostscript-gpl could then consider adding the new executables from bug 121709 under useflags.
Comment 1 Rafał Mużyło 2014-02-26 22:01:46 UTC
...I'm not quite sure on the third point though, I might be simply confusing things with 'rm -f'.