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Date:      Sat, 7 Feb 2009 08:24:18 -0500
From:      Glen Barber <>
Subject:   Re: Snag in installing KDE4; need libgs but where is it
Message-ID:  <20090207132418.GA1931@phoenix.local>
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> Hi,
> I decided last night to try and install KDE4. I left it compiling to go to  
> bed. When I got up, I saw that it had his this snag:
> checking for vasprintf... yes
> checking for gsapi_new_instance in -lgs... no
> configure: error: You need libgs in order to compile libspectre
> I can't find a port that installs libgs. At least, I did these two things:
> make search name=libgs
> make search name=ghostscript

I did `make search name="libspectre"' which is where your build failed.  I see afew dependencies on ghostscript and gsfonts.  Either try building libspectre directly (/usr/ports/print/libspectre) or the ghostscript/gsfonts dependencies directly.

Glen Barber

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