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Bug 668160 - app-text/ghostscript-gpl-9.25 compile fails with only gtk+:2
Summary: app-text/ghostscript-gpl-9.25 compile fails with only gtk+:2
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Printing Team
Depends on:
Reported: 2018-10-09 12:34 UTC by Tom Dexter
Modified: 2018-11-04 20:33 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Description Tom Dexter 2018-10-09 12:34:22 UTC
The compile of app-text/ghostscript-gpl-9.25 fails when only gtk+:2 is installed.

This is apparently a known bug resolved upstream. I was able to get by by temporarily using -gtk for the package:
Comment 1 Larry the Git Cow gentoo-dev 2018-11-04 20:33:55 UTC
The bug has been referenced in the following commit(s):

commit c86e7dd1c1a9d872c40589d1cb62856256b5648c
Author:     Andreas Sturmlechner <>
AuthorDate: 2018-11-04 16:29:43 +0000
Commit:     Andreas Sturmlechner <>
CommitDate: 2018-11-04 20:33:40 +0000

    app-text/ghostscript-gpl: Fix build w/o gtk+:3
    Reported-by: Tom Dexter <>
    Package-Manager: Portage-2.3.51, Repoman-2.3.12
    Signed-off-by: Andreas Sturmlechner <>

 .../files/ghostscript-gpl-9.25-no-gtk3.patch       | 43 ++++++++++++++++++++++
 .../ghostscript-gpl/ghostscript-gpl-9.25-r1.ebuild | 11 ++++--
 2 files changed, 50 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)