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Bug 629 - New hpijs ebuild
Summary: New hpijs ebuild
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: New packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: High normal (vote)
Assignee: Donny Davies (RETIRED)
Depends on:
Reported: 2002-02-10 08:47 UTC by Steve Flack
Modified: 2003-01-28 00:30 UTC (History)
0 users

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Runtime testing required: ---

Ebuild script for hpijs-1.0.2 (hpijs-1.0.2.ebuild,674 bytes, text/plain)
2002-02-10 08:49 UTC, Steve Flack
The digest file.... (digest-hpijs-1.0.2,63 bytes, text/plain)
2002-02-10 08:50 UTC, Steve Flack

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Description Steve Flack 2002-02-10 08:47:58 UTC
Here's an ebuild of the Hewlett Packard inkjet server to go with the ghostscript patch I submitted 
on Monday. HPIJS acts as an interface between ghostscript and the printer and produces much 
higher quality output than gimp-print. It is now also 'open' ;-) To use it people will need to emerge 
ghostscript separately - It's not a dependency but it's useless without it then get the .ppd and 
cupsomatic scripts from
Comment 1 Steve Flack 2002-02-10 08:49:34 UTC
Created attachment 149 [details]
Ebuild script for hpijs-1.0.2

I've put this in net-print/hpijs but app-text/hpijs may also be suitable

The digest will follow shortly...
Comment 2 Steve Flack 2002-02-10 08:50:30 UTC
Created attachment 150 [details]
The digest file....

The digest to go with the ebuild...I remembered it this time!!!
Comment 3 Donny Davies (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2002-02-18 19:14:34 UTC
ok, looks pretty good for a first submission.

but i have some complaints ;-)

if its useless to use it without ghostscript, then please put
ghostscript as an RDEPEND (a runtime dependency, not a build-time

next, you mention the ppd files and cupsomatic scripts, but you make
no message in pkg_postinst() about that!  so this is pretty selfish ebuild
if you ask me, please make your submissions applicable to ALL GENTOO USERS

i suggest you fetch and install those relevant pieces in your ebuild
or come up with something a little more smart.

Im not committing this for those reasons.  sorry.

fix it up, and try again ;-)

no slight intended, i just want your submission to be a little better ;)