[gs-devel] [RFC] revive runlibfileifexists function. xefitra

Leonardo leonardo at artifex.com
Thu Nov 22 13:28:38 PST 2007

> Now Fedora8 switches to 8.60 which has no cjk support and

What ???
I'm not sure what do you mean here,
but i think (likely whith a high probability) I can guess that
you do mean Ghostscript 8.60 .

If so, I need to state, that the statement above is not true.
Ghostscript 8.60 does support CJK fonts.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "CHIKAMA Masaki" <masaki.chikama at gmail.com>
To: <mpsuzuki at hiroshima-u.ac.jp>
Cc: <gs-devel at ghostscript.com>; <leonardo at artifex.com>
Sent: Thursday, November 22, 2007 3:51 PM
Subject: Re: [gs-devel] [RFC] revive runlibfileifexists function. xefitra

> 2007/11/22, mpsuzuki at hiroshima-u.ac.jp <mpsuzuki at hiroshima-u.ac.jp>:
>> Hmm, I understand what you want consists from 2 features.
>> F1) refering other cidfmap files from a cidfmap
>> F2) ignore and proceed if refered cidfmap file is missing
> Thank you. I now understand what should have proposed at the first post.
>> The CIDFnmap implementation in original gs-cjk was designed
>> to provide F1 (so the case of missing reference was considered
>> by design), but I don't think cidfmap was designed so.
>> The refering of other cidfmap file is not designed but
>> occasionally possible at present, so fallbacking is not
>> designed.
> I'm surprised to hear this. Then are lib/Fontmap and lib/FAPIcidfmap
> also not designed to read other files from them?
> The Fedora (one of Linux distribution, you know) uses this mechanism
> since about 2.5 years ago on ghostscript 8.15.
> Now Fedora8 switches to 8.60 which has no cjk support and
> I have in trouble.
> If it is not designed and there is no plan to design,
> I have to think another way.
> Thank you for your useful comment.
> -- 
> CHIKAMA Masaki

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