Bug 64369 - [RFC] GNU Ghostscript 7.05, please include
[RFC] GNU Ghostscript 7.05, please include
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: ghostscript (Show other bugs)
1.0
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Assigned To: Tim Waugh
Aaron Brown
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Reported: 2002-05-02 21:38 EDT by Alexei Podtelezhnikov
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:42 EDT (History)
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Description Alexei Podtelezhnikov 2002-05-02 21:38:14 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.0rc2) Gecko/20020501

Description of problem:
Ghostscript 7.05 is out and ready under GPL. So I guess that the whole next year
(at least) it's going to be top of the line for us.
Please include!
ftp://mirror.cs.wisc.edu/pub/mirrors/ghost/gnu/gs705/
also please start using newer fonts from:
ftp://mirror.cs.wisc.edu/pub/mirrors/ghost/gnu/fonts
These are also GPL, i think. It's surprising that there is no version 5.50, but
rather 6.0

Thanks.

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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Newer is better!
2. PDF 1.4 files (from Acrobat 5.0) are impossible to read with the old ghostscript.
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Comment 1 Tim Waugh 2002-05-03 03:01:10 EDT
Omni seems not to be ported yet.
Comment 2 Alexei Podtelezhnikov 2002-05-18 17:40:35 EDT
The latest Omni 0.6.1 contains patches for Ghostscript 7.04 from February. 
Don't they work with 7.05, which should not be that different? From what you 
said I suppose they don't.
Comment 3 Tim Waugh 2002-05-21 09:57:02 EDT
No, they didn't.  But the 7.05 patch from last week mostly works.  7.05-1.

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