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Re: [MiNT] GemGS and Fvdi

On Thu, 2006-02-23 at 08:42 +0100, Martin Tarenskeen wrote:
> Hi,
> Did anyone try GemGS with Aranym ? I did.
> It works much faster than on my Falcon, but there seems to be a 
> problem with Fvdi. The example files from the Ghostscript/GemGS 
> distribution illustrate this. For example:
> "alphabet.ps" only shows an empty window.
> "colorcir.ps" is displayed with totally wrong colors.
> I don't know if this is a GemGS or Fvdi bug.
> I tried to recompile GemGS with newer mintlib/gemlib/cflib from the still 
> available sources some time ago, but bumped into a problem with newer 
> cflib. I didn't know enough about C-programming and cflib, so I gave up.
> I would like to see a new GemGS version, updated with the latest libs and 
> a ghostscript version that is synchronized with the SpareMiNT version. So 
> that I can have a SpareMiNT ghostscript, and a GEM version, without having 
> to install the ghostscript fonts and libraries twice.
> Maybe the GemGS sources deserve a place in SpareMiNT CVS, so that anyone 
> can pick it up and work on it ?

You know if we had a GEM NVDI postscript printer driver, then we'd be
able to use linux printing utilities to convert that output for today's

Just a thought.... I don't print from my atari ever.


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