[gs-devel] Can Ghostscript stream PDF?

Jonas Smedegaard jonas at jones.dk
Wed Jun 2 13:43:12 UTC 2021

Quoting Till Kamppeter (2021-06-02 15:22:23)
> On 02/06/2021 15:11, Jonas Smedegaard wrote:
> > It might be relevant to your work that GhostPDL is not currently 
> > available in Debian, due to required fonts below pcl/fonts/ not 
> > compliant with Debian Free Software Guidelines.
> Thanks, Chris Liddell also already told me about this on IRC, but I 
> intended to build GhostPDL only inside s Snap, where only PWG Raster 
> is used as input format and never PCL, so the non-working PCL input 
> part would not matter for me (assuming that there is no "paywall" 
> built in which rejects PWG Raster input if the PCL fonts are not 
> present).

If I understand you correctly that GhostPDL can be built _without_ PCL 
support and there is a use-case for that, then that's interesting to me 
and I could look into shipping such gpld runtime with Debian.

 - Jonas

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