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Old 11-28-2007, 12:03 PM
"Gaurav Jain"
 
Default Need to update GhostScript package in the Ubuntu 7.10 (Gutsy) Repository

Hi,

Thanks for that clarification. It really helped.

Gaurav

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Till Kamppeter [mailto:till.kamppeter@gmail.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, November 28, 2007 5:48 PM
> To: Gaurav Jain
> Cc: ubuntu-users@lists.ubuntu.com;
ubuntu-devel-discuss@lists.ubuntu.com;
> ubuntu-devel
> Subject: Re: Need to update GhostScript package in the Ubuntu 7.10
(Gutsy)
> Repository
>
> Hi,
>
> I have discussed this problem with the upstream developers of
> Ghostscript at Artifex and the problem is NOT fixed by the official
8.61
> release of Ghostscript. It appeared as fixed as the problem occurs
only
> with Ghostscript built as dynamic library (the case for Gutsy) and not
> for a static build (the case for a standard "./configure; make; sudo
> make install" as users did with the official Ghostscript (which is not
> available as Gutsy package).
>
> The Artifex developers are working on a solution and I hope that I can
> soon post it as a Stable Release Update for Gutsy.
>
> See
>
> http://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=689577
> https://bugs.edge.launchpad.net/gs-gpl/+bug/172264
>
> Till
>
>
> Gaurav Jain wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> >
> >
> > This is regarding the problem some users of Ubuntu 7.10 have faced
with
> > printing of secure PDF files using Adobe Reader 8.1.1. Here are
some
> > links for reference on this issue:
> >
> >
> >
> > http://www.adobeforums.com/webx?128@@.3c0564a2
> >
> > http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=3846261 (I have posted an
entry
> > here with id gaurav_anywhere)
> >
> >
> >
> > The reason for this issue is that Ubuntu 7.10 currently installs
> > GhostScript version "8.61 pre-release" from the repositories, and
> > there's a bug in that pre-release version of GhostScript. We have
> > tested and found that the problem does not occur with the release
> > version of GhostScript version 8.61 available at
> > http://pages.cs.wisc.edu/~ghost/doc/GPL/gpl861.htm.
> >
> >
> >
> > What we would therefore request is to update the Ubuntu 7.10
> > repositories to include this release version instead of the
pre-release
> > version.
> >
> >
> >
> > I don't know if this is the correct forum for this topic. Please
let me
> > know if I need to contact someone else who looks at the package
> > uploading for Ubuntu.
> >
> >
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Gaurav Jain
> >
> > Adobe Systems
> >


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Old 11-28-2007, 12:03 PM
"Gaurav Jain"
 
Default Need to update GhostScript package in the Ubuntu 7.10 (Gutsy) Repository

Hi,

Thanks for that clarification. It really helped.

Gaurav

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Till Kamppeter [mailto:till.kamppeter@gmail.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, November 28, 2007 5:48 PM
> To: Gaurav Jain
> Cc: ubuntu-users@lists.ubuntu.com;
ubuntu-devel-discuss@lists.ubuntu.com;
> ubuntu-devel
> Subject: Re: Need to update GhostScript package in the Ubuntu 7.10
(Gutsy)
> Repository
>
> Hi,
>
> I have discussed this problem with the upstream developers of
> Ghostscript at Artifex and the problem is NOT fixed by the official
8.61
> release of Ghostscript. It appeared as fixed as the problem occurs
only
> with Ghostscript built as dynamic library (the case for Gutsy) and not
> for a static build (the case for a standard "./configure; make; sudo
> make install" as users did with the official Ghostscript (which is not
> available as Gutsy package).
>
> The Artifex developers are working on a solution and I hope that I can
> soon post it as a Stable Release Update for Gutsy.
>
> See
>
> http://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=689577
> https://bugs.edge.launchpad.net/gs-gpl/+bug/172264
>
> Till
>
>
> Gaurav Jain wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> >
> >
> > This is regarding the problem some users of Ubuntu 7.10 have faced
with
> > printing of secure PDF files using Adobe Reader 8.1.1. Here are
some
> > links for reference on this issue:
> >
> >
> >
> > http://www.adobeforums.com/webx?128@@.3c0564a2
> >
> > http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=3846261 (I have posted an
entry
> > here with id gaurav_anywhere)
> >
> >
> >
> > The reason for this issue is that Ubuntu 7.10 currently installs
> > GhostScript version "8.61 pre-release" from the repositories, and
> > there's a bug in that pre-release version of GhostScript. We have
> > tested and found that the problem does not occur with the release
> > version of GhostScript version 8.61 available at
> > http://pages.cs.wisc.edu/~ghost/doc/GPL/gpl861.htm.
> >
> >
> >
> > What we would therefore request is to update the Ubuntu 7.10
> > repositories to include this release version instead of the
pre-release
> > version.
> >
> >
> >
> > I don't know if this is the correct forum for this topic. Please
let me
> > know if I need to contact someone else who looks at the package
> > uploading for Ubuntu.
> >
> >
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Gaurav Jain
> >
> > Adobe Systems
> >


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Old 11-28-2007, 12:03 PM
"Gaurav Jain"
 
Default Need to update GhostScript package in the Ubuntu 7.10 (Gutsy) Repository

Hi,

Thanks for that clarification. It really helped.

Gaurav

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Till Kamppeter [mailto:till.kamppeter@gmail.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, November 28, 2007 5:48 PM
> To: Gaurav Jain
> Cc: ubuntu-users@lists.ubuntu.com;
ubuntu-devel-discuss@lists.ubuntu.com;
> ubuntu-devel
> Subject: Re: Need to update GhostScript package in the Ubuntu 7.10
(Gutsy)
> Repository
>
> Hi,
>
> I have discussed this problem with the upstream developers of
> Ghostscript at Artifex and the problem is NOT fixed by the official
8.61
> release of Ghostscript. It appeared as fixed as the problem occurs
only
> with Ghostscript built as dynamic library (the case for Gutsy) and not
> for a static build (the case for a standard "./configure; make; sudo
> make install" as users did with the official Ghostscript (which is not
> available as Gutsy package).
>
> The Artifex developers are working on a solution and I hope that I can
> soon post it as a Stable Release Update for Gutsy.
>
> See
>
> http://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=689577
> https://bugs.edge.launchpad.net/gs-gpl/+bug/172264
>
> Till
>
>
> Gaurav Jain wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> >
> >
> > This is regarding the problem some users of Ubuntu 7.10 have faced
with
> > printing of secure PDF files using Adobe Reader 8.1.1. Here are
some
> > links for reference on this issue:
> >
> >
> >
> > http://www.adobeforums.com/webx?128@@.3c0564a2
> >
> > http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=3846261 (I have posted an
entry
> > here with id gaurav_anywhere)
> >
> >
> >
> > The reason for this issue is that Ubuntu 7.10 currently installs
> > GhostScript version "8.61 pre-release" from the repositories, and
> > there's a bug in that pre-release version of GhostScript. We have
> > tested and found that the problem does not occur with the release
> > version of GhostScript version 8.61 available at
> > http://pages.cs.wisc.edu/~ghost/doc/GPL/gpl861.htm.
> >
> >
> >
> > What we would therefore request is to update the Ubuntu 7.10
> > repositories to include this release version instead of the
pre-release
> > version.
> >
> >
> >
> > I don't know if this is the correct forum for this topic. Please
let me
> > know if I need to contact someone else who looks at the package
> > uploading for Ubuntu.
> >
> >
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Gaurav Jain
> >
> > Adobe Systems
> >


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Old 11-28-2007, 04:49 PM
Forest Bond
 
Default Need to update GhostScript package in the Ubuntu 7.10 (Gutsy) Repository

Hi,

On Tue, Nov 27, 2007 at 08:45:25AM -0500, Scott Kitterman wrote:
> On Tuesday 27 November 2007 01:08, Gaurav Jain wrote:
>
> > I don't know if this is the correct forum for this topic. Please let me
> > know if I need to contact someone else who looks at the package
> > uploading for Ubuntu.
>
> Generally a bug report on Launchpad is the best way to do this.

I think (correct me if I'm wrong) Gaurav is essentially requesting an SRU.

Gaurav, you probably want to read this, as it outlines the steps necessary to
get an updated package into 7.10:

https://wiki.ubuntu.com/StableReleaseUpdates

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