[Gs-devel] Freeze coming up for new Ghostscript features
raph at levien.com
Mon Feb 26 18:01:53 PST 2001
On Sat, Feb 24, 2001 at 05:01:00PM +1000, Russell Lang wrote:
> I have currently submitted to gs-code-review patches for
> Windows & OS/2 code cleanup
> replace exit() with return.
> stdio using callouts
> I am awaiting responses to these.
Yes. I'm working on my code-review backlog now, and will get to these
soon. Sorry for the delay.
> I have two more changes to send.
> Put all stdout/stderr access through a single function
> to allow redirection.
> New API (DLL/shared object) interface.
> The latter is ready, but depends on the former.
> I need to write the stdout/stderr code, but it is straightforward.
> Essentially it removes nearly all references to stdout or stderr and
> puts all output through functions outprintf() or errprintf().
> I will endeavour to get these to you within the next week.
> I really do want these changes to be part of the 7.0 release.
> It will improve the Ghostscript interface on a number of platforms,
> particularly Windows, Linux and Mac.
Definitely. I've always considered the DLL updates part of the 7.0
release. I should have mentioned the DLL project in my announcement.
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