[CentOS] ghostscript-8.70-14.el5_8.1.x86_64 & hylafax+ 5.5.3

Tue Aug 6 00:22:23 UTC 2013
Cliff Pratt <enkiduonthenet at gmail.com>

Greg, I haven't sent a fax in ages, so my suggestion would be to take a
step back and see if you still need to use fax. You may still have a need
for it, but I'm just suggesting that you think about it!



On Tue, Aug 6, 2013 at 10:19 AM, Gregory P. Ennis <PoMec at pomec.net> wrote:

> On 08/05/2013 12:26 AM, John R Pierce wrote:
> > On 8/4/2013 3:09 PM, Ljubomir Ljubojevic wrote:
> >> First try installing compiled rpm on a TEST system, and if that does not
> >> work you can try recompiling the source rpm, or ask someone to help you,
> >> maybe maintainer of ghostscript in Fedora.
> >
> > if you rebuild it via the RPM, it likely will overwrite the 'stock'
> > ghostscript.
> >
> > a tarball install could be built to run in /usr/local/ghostscript/... or
> > /opt/mystuff/ghostscript/... or whatever, and not interfere with the
> > distribution build.
> >
> That is true if hylafax can be pointed to use optional version of
> ghostcript.
> If that is not the case, then ghostscript has to be replaced.
> P.S. I am not a hylafax user so I can not determine what should be done.
> ------------------------------------------------------------------
> Everyone,
> Thanks so much for everyone's help !!!!
> I am a new hylafax+ user and other than the ghostscript problem I am
> very impressed.  Hylafax+ does allow you to control the location of
> ghostscript so once I get it compiled I should be able to point it to
> the correct version.  Instead of using the Fedora RPM, I am going to
> compile it and try to route the files to a different location.  I really
> screwed up a different system trying to do an rpm install with a Fedora
> module with a different piece of software.  I am a little gun shy about
> doing that again.
> I am using Hylafax+ on CentOS 5.9 to replace a vsifax system installed
> on SCO.  If I can get ghostscript 9.07 installed properly this will be a
> very good replacement.
> If any of you have additional suggestions, I sure appreciate your help.
> Greg
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