[tex-k] secure mode of dvips should be default

Sebastian Rahtz sebastian.rahtz@computing-services.oxford.ac.uk
Sun, 3 Jun 2001 13:26:14 +0100

Stefan Ulrich writes:
 > Good idea; we could have an autoconf check whether libgz is
 > installed, and fallback to calling the gunzip/... executables
 > instead. I've submitted this as a feature request for xdvik to 
 > http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?group_id=23164

surely better to simply link in the libraries, if they are not already
present? calling the gunzip executable always sounds like a bad idea