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Ghostscript 9.02 fails to build on 10.7 #6381

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PacifistRiot opened this Issue July 10, 2011 · 14 comments

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Eli Adam Vandenberg Luke pearce Dmitry Remesov ipranay Georges Jentgen Alex Kadoudal Artspot rackom
Eli

Im assuming 10.7 has an updated version of libpng and Ghostscript 9.02 build fails on libpng 1.5.

Here is a patch to fix the issue with gdevpng.c and allows the build to finish: http://ftp.netbsd.org/pub/NetBSD/packages/pkgsrc/print/ghostscript/patches/patch-ak

Luke pearce
kule commented July 11, 2011

Thanks for this.

brew edit ghostscript

Then add:

....
class Ghostscript < Formula
    ....
    def patches
        { :p0 => 'http://ftp.netbsd.org/pub/NetBSD/packages/pkgsrc/print/ghostscript/patches/patch-ak' }
    end
end   

Incase anyone else has the same issue.

Adam Vandenberg
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adamv commented July 21, 2011

Is this safe to apply against libpng 1.2 as well, or do we need to if the application of this patch?

Dmitry Remesov

Made a patch that compiles against 1.2 and 1.5
Also it makes ghostscript use system freetype and expat and lcms, jasper and libtiff from homebrew
Pull from
git://github.com/CharlieRoot/homebrew.git fix_ghostscript_png

Not sure about 10.6 freetype so ghostscript uses bundled version instead of system on 10.6

ipranay

That worked like a charm!!... Thanks guys!

Georges Jentgen

Awesome! This seemed to solve my issues I had installing ghostscript on Lion. Thx

Alex

This also fixed my problem doing a make install on Lion. Thanks a great deal!

Kadoudal

Thanks again for being quick on patches .... running faster than a lion !

When is this patch going to be included?

Dmitry Remesov

@borrible13th, who knows :)
Made a pull request #6516 July 21

Dmitry Remesov

Before pull request is accepted, you can

$ cd `brew --repository`
$ git pull git://github.com/CharlieRoot/homebrew.git fix_ghostscript_png

@CharlieRoot: Thank you, that works for me! :-) Commented it also at your pull request #6516.

Artspot

Thanks guys!

Adam Vandenberg
Owner

Fixed in #6516

Adam Vandenberg adamv closed this August 04, 2011
rackom

should i run then brew install gs?
commented on #6381

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