ghostscript @9.21_0+x11 not linking properly

Richard L. Hamilton rlhamil at
Mon Apr 24 10:52:51 UTC 2017

That is of course clisp, not clips.  Spelling checkers are a pain sometimes. :-)

> On Apr 24, 2017, at 04:19, Richard L. Hamilton <rlhamil at> wrote:
> ghostscript at 9.21_0+x11 isn't finding a shared object libgs.9.21.dylib (which is there in /opt/local/lib, so presumably a -L option isn't being passed?).  This causes clips upgrade to fail (because it wants to use ps2pdf on a couple of its documentation files).  It also seems to cause a problem with ImageMagick, as reported by the check of binaries for linking errors.
> Perversely, the ghostscript upgrade seems to succeed, meaning I had to delete it and rerun it with port -k upgrade ghostscript, to get a log file (attached).  Falling back to 9.19_0+x11 make everything else happy again.
> This was on El Capitan, but seems also to be happening on Sierra.
> <main.log-ghostscript.txt.gz>

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