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Re: Just what you always wanted: pstoedit



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On Thursday 01 April 2004 2:49 pm, Peter Linnell wrote:
> > Message: 2
> > Date: Thu, 1 Apr 2004 08:25:56 -0500
> > From: Neal Becker <ndbecker2 verizon net>
> > Subject: Just what you always wanted: pstoedit
> > To: fedora-devel-list redhat com
> > Message-ID: <200404010826 00794 ndbecker2 verizon net>
> > Content-Type: Text/Plain;  charset="us-ascii"
> >
> > I have created RPMS for pstoedit.  Just what you always wanted!  Finally,
> > you can convert ps or pdf graphics to powerpoint to give to your pointy
> > headed boss!
> >
> > pstoedit needs libEMF and plotutils.  I have made RPMS for all 3.
> >
> > Now, what exactly do I need to do to submit?  Where to upload?
>
> I hope I did not rain on your parade, but I have submitted pstoedit in the
> Fedora QA bugzilla. This is a great app, which can work as a plug-in to
> gsview 4.x. See: https://bugzilla.fedora.us/show_bug.cgi?id=1440

You packaged pstoedit without libEMF?  Without libEMF, you can't write WMF, 
and that was the whole point (for me, at least).

> libEMF is busted building on Fedora-1 (properly) , even with gcc patches
> poached from other distros. Needs some massaging and it is an abandoned
> project AFAICT. I would be curious to see if it can be made to work
> properly on FC-1 and FC-2..
>
>

libEMF needed only minor patches.  I have fed them back to libEMF author, who 
approved of them.

I will try to submit, but if you're in a hurry I can post spec files and 
patches to all 3 packages here.
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