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Date:      Sat, 07 Feb 2009 15:02:00 +0000
From:      af300wsm@gmail.com
To:        Glen Barber <glen.j.barber@gmail.com>, af300wsm@gmail.com,  freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Re: Snag in installing KDE4; need libgs but where is it
Message-ID:  <0016e64b9d086955190462556bd4@google.com>
In-Reply-To: <20090207132418.GA1931@phoenix.local>

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On Feb 7, 2009 6:24am, Glen Barber <glen.j.barber@gmail.com> wrote:
> af300wsm@gmail.com said:
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> > Hi,
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> >
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> > I decided last night to try and install KDE4. I left it compiling to go  
to
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> > bed. When I got up, I saw that it had his this snag:
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> >
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> > checking for vasprintf... yes
>
> > checking for gsapi_new_instance in -lgs... no
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> > configure: error: You need libgs in order to compile libspectre
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> >
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> >
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> > I can't find a port that installs libgs. At least, I did these two  
things:
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> >
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> > make search name=libgs
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> > make search name=ghostscript
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> >
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> 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.
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>
>

A port upgrade to ghostscript seemed to correct that problem.

Thanks,
Andy



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