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Re: q´s ad adding driver to ghostscript

Umm, don´t get me wrong, I don´t want to be obnoxious or something. A 
 little feedback (maybe I asked the wrong questions, gave too much/not 
 enough information, heck, maybe I even got the wrong tone) would be 
 nice though ;)


On Thu, 12 Oct 2000 21:08:45 +0200, Robert Waldner writes:
>Please forgive any (more or less) ignorance, I´m not so new to
> debian/gnu/linux, but it´s the first time I hit the printing and 
> apt-get source themes.
>1: If I checked the docs[0] right, I have to compile ghostscript myself
> to get an additional driver[1] into it?
>1a: How would one go for that on a debian[2] system? apt-get source gs; 
> <make changes as in [3]>; make; make install; ?
>2: What drawbacks are there for a self-compiled gs (other than not
> being apt-get upgrade-able)?
>If anyone has additional pointers to get the printer, one gs works, 
>also up&running for M$-clients via samba, I´d be most grateful, also 
>;-) But I´ll dig into that once I printed my first page locally...
>0: /usr/doc/gs/ mostly
>1: http://www.picante.com/~gtaylor/download/printing/oki4linux.tar.gz 
>   for an "okipage 8w lite" gdi (sic) printer
>2: potato except for a 2.0.38 kernel
>3: /usr/doc/gs/devices.txt

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