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Re: [PATCH] Hardcode “gs” path in Lilypond.

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Hardcode “gs” path in Lilypond.
Date: Mon, 12 Oct 2015 20:43:44 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.5 (gnu/linux)

Ricardo Wurmus <address@hidden> skribis:

> the attached patch changes the result of ‘(search-gs)’ in the Lilypond
> backend, such that it returns the “gs” executable from the very same
> version of ghostscript that Lilypond was built with.
> Retaining a reference to ghostscript causes a closure increase from
> 309.9 to 351.2.  “gs” is required at runtime in order to compile
> Lilypond files to PDF (the default output format).  Without “gs” only
> the postscript file is generated and the compilation fails unless the
> output format is explicitly set to something other than PDF.

Makes sense.

> From c98b44ba82e45ebcb802bc1852128624f647b580 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
> From: Ricardo Wurmus <address@hidden>
> Date: Sun, 11 Oct 2015 11:24:20 +0200
> Subject: [PATCH] gnu: lilypond: Hardcode path to "gs" executable.
> * gnu/packages/music.scm (lilypond)[arguments]: Add build phase
>   "hardcode-path-to-gs".



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