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Ghostscript compiled with libgs in OE

December 02, 2018 — BarryK

The official OpenEmbedded/Yocto project compiles the ghostscript package with a big monolithic 'gs' binary. However, there are some packages that want 'libgs' as a dependency. So, the recipe in OE needs to be modified to generate a small 'gs' with shared 'libgs'.

Fortunately, Andrew has figured out the required changes to the recipe:

I used that as a basis, and my recipe is here:

And a modification to fix compile fail:

There was a package that I wanted to compile recently, that had libgs as a dependency, which prompted this revisit to OE. 

Tags: oe