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Re: Windows SP1 bug and ghostscript-9.0

From: Jan Nieuwenhuizen
Subject: Re: Windows SP1 bug and ghostscript-9.0
Date: Mon, 30 May 2011 11:46:25 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110018 (No Gnus v0.18) Emacs/23.2 (gnu/linux)

Carl Sorensen writes:

>> I think the best thing is to get 2.14.0 out now, include a warning
>> that it doesn't work on windows 7 SP1 but that we're testing a fix
>> and hope to have a new version out soon.  Then we switch to
>> ghostscript-9.0 in 2.15.0 and start testing.

Sure, however/or esp. as:

> Actually, the last patch than Jan posted should make LilyPond work on
> windows 7 sp1, IIUC.  So as long as we backport that patch, we're good with
> windows.

Indeed!  Ghostscript 9.0 is not required, neither is freetype 2.4.4 --
but I had to check and now they're available [for testing anyway].

> P.S.  I'm glad this whole gs9 thing came up.  I was having weird bugs doing
> make doc on my (OSX) system, and chord names had the wrong font.  As a
> result of all the discussion about gs9, I reset my gs to 8.73, and
> everything went away.

Hmm, and you were at gs9?

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