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Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc/print/cups
On Wed, Jun 03, 2009 at 08:05:32PM +0200, Bernd Ernesti wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 04, 2009 at 12:16:26AM +1200, Mark Davies wrote:
> > On Wednesday 03 June 2009 22:57:31 Thomas Klausner wrote:
> > > On Wed, Jun 03, 2009 at 12:44:31PM +0200, Bernd Ernesti wrote:
[about the pdftops handling in cups]
> > > > Are you sure?
> > >
> > > No, but the PLIST was wrong for me and there was no pdftops built.
> > But I am (Thomas just beat me to making the same change).
> > > > My pdftops in /usr/pkg/libexec/cups/filter is not a link and the
> > > > size of it differs from the one in /usr/pkg/bin
> > > >
> > > > And why gs, that provides a ps2pdf not the pstopdf
> > >
> > > The configure script claims to support it.
> > With 1.3.10 cups stopped providing its own copy of the pdftops from xpdf
> > (which it kept having to make the same security patches to) and instead
> > made its pdftops a wrapper that dealt with the arguments in the form that
> > it expected and then called a real pdftops or gs to do the conversion.
> I see. I still have 1.3.9 here.
> Btw, I would have prefered to not default to poppler-utils, because that has
> a conflicts line with xpdf. Instead it should default to gs which doesn't have
> this kind of conflicts problem.
Hmm, this will not work at all. Because ghostscript has cups as an option and
cups now has ghostscript as an build option.
So, the gs build option for cups can not be used.
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