Re: `gs-aladdin-5.03': I've packaged it.
I don't know whether you can upload it. Though I want to know under
what situation should/could a developer upload a non-maintainer
package? or everyone can do it whenever one wants?
Karl M. Hegbloom wrote:
> I needed to read a manual yesterday, and after upgrading to xlib6g,
> was unable to run `gv' or `gs' to do so. So, I grabbed the source to
> `gv' and rebuilt it. That worked fine, after one tiny fix. But it
> cannot run without `gs'.
> I ftp'd Aladdin GhostScript 5.03, (which took forever) and grabbed
> the source .diff that goes with gs-aladdin-4.03, and went to work on
> building a package so I can read that GWM manual.
> I now have an installable and running package ready. I am prepared to
> make a non-maintainer release, if that is OK with the current
> maintainer of gs-aladdin. Here's the control file from the
> debian/tmp/DEBIAN directory. The `Depends' are accurate, afaict.
> Package: gs-aladdin
> Version: 5.03-1
> Architecture: i386
> Depends: libc6, libjpeg6a, libpng0g, svgalibg1 | svgalib-dummyg1, xlib6g (>= 3.3-5), zlib1g, libpaper (>=1.0-1)
> Recommends: gsfonts (>=4.01-3)
> Conflicts: gs, gs_x, gs_svga, gs_both
> Replaces: gs
> Provides: gs, gs_x, gs_svga, gs_both, postscript-viewer
> Installed-Size: 2516
> Maintainer: Karl M. Hegbloom <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Description: Postscript interpreter with X11 and svgalib preview support.
> This version is Aladdin copy right, not GNU copyleft, see
> Ghostscript is used for postscript preview and printing. Usually as
> a back-end to a program such as ghostview, it can display postscript
> documents in an X11 environment. It can also use the Linux svga
> library to display documents graphically on the Linux console.
> Furthermore, it can render postscript files as graphics to be printed
> on non-postscript printers. Supported printers include common
> dot-matrix, inkjet and laser models.
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