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PCL to PDF conversion on CentOS 5.5

yum -y install libXt-devel libXext libXext-devel gcc
cd /usr/src
wget http://mirror.cs.wisc.edu/pub/mirrors/ghost/GPL/ghostpdl/ghostpdl-8.71.tar.bz2 http://mirror.cs.wisc.edu/pub/mirrors/ghost/AFPL/GhostPCL/urwfonts-8.71.tar.bz2
for i in ghostpdl* urwfonts* ; do otar jxvf $i;done
mkdir -p /usr/share/ghostpdl/fonts
mv urwfonts-8.7.1/*.ttf /usr/share/ghostpdl/fonts
cd ghostpdl-8.71
sed -i "s|/windows/fonts/;/win95/fonts/;/winnt/fonts/|/usr/share/ghostpdl/fonts|g" pl/pjparse.c
make

It's all pretty much the default stuff, except for the required libs and the fonts. If you don't have the -devel packages, you get weird errors while compiling that don't show exactly what is missing.

To generate A4 output, add @PJL SET PAPER=A4 to the pcl input file.

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