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Re: Cygwin and Gs

From: Gerrit P. Haase
Subject: Re: Cygwin and Gs
Date: Sun, 12 May 2002 14:23:29 +0200

Hallo Greg,

Am Donnerstag, 9. Mai 2002 um 02:52 schriebst du:

> IMHO  it is best for Windows users to get ghostscript separately.  I had it
> before I got cygwin - lilypond and in my case lilypond did download a
> version of gs.

> However the two versions confused each other, and the way I solved the
> problem was to delete the version of gs that came with the lilypond and use
> the stand alone one.

> Also, although I have not done anything terribly complicated, I have had no
> trouble converting ps files to pdf using ghostscript or GSview which even
> has a menu option for it.

Huh?  Try the Cygwin version:
$ ps2pdf

Works like a champ.

> Also, IMHO, and as someone who has recently succeeded in getting lilypond
> onto a linux box, I think the best advice is to tell everyone just to make a
> linux partition.  Cygwin dvips takes a     HUGE amount of time to run.


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