cvs commit: ports/print/ghostscript9 Makefile

Hiroki Sato hrs at
Mon Mar 5 00:40:22 UTC 2012

Peter Jeremy <peterjeremy at> wrote
  in <20120304234053.GA51143 at>:

pe> On 2012-Feb-29 05:39:38 +0000, Hiroki Sato <hrs at> wrote:
pe> >hrs         2012-02-29 05:39:38 UTC
pe> >
pe> >  FreeBSD ports repository
pe> >
pe> >  Modified files:
pe> >    print/ghostscript9   Makefile
pe> >  Log:
pe> >  Fix implicit dependency.
pe> Could you please provide a rationale for ghostscript requiring libidn.
pe> It is difficult to see why a postscript interpreter needs to do any
pe> sort of DNS resolution.  ports/165338 contains an alternative (and to
pe> my mind cleaner) fix.

 GS requires SASLprep (RFC 4013 and 3454) for PDF password
 canonicalization (in Unicode).  The libidn provides an API for that.

-- Hiroki
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