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FS#4600 - out of date ghostscript package creates pdf creation

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Thomas Bächler (brain0) - Monday, 08 May 2006, 17:24 GMT
Last edited by Tobias Powalowski (tpowa) - Tuesday, 09 May 2006, 06:05 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Current
Status Closed
Assigned To Jan de Groot (JGC)
Architecture not specified
Severity High
Priority Normal
Reported Version 0.7.1 Noodle
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


The current ghostscript 8.15.1-2 package has a bug that breaks pdf creation with ps2pdf with many .ps files containing graphics. Updating to the current version 8.15.2 fixes this bug:

[thomas@architect ghostscript]$ diff -u /var/abs/system/ghostscript/PKGBUILD PKGBUILD
--- /var/abs/system/ghostscript/PKGBUILD 2006-03-06 18:23:23.000000000 +0100
+++ PKGBUILD 2006-05-08 19:11:54.000000000 +0200
@@ -1,13 +1,13 @@
# $Id: PKGBUILD,v 1.27 2005/12/31 11:51:24 jgc Exp $
# Maintainer: dorphell <>
pkgdesc="An interpreter for the PostScript language"
depends=('libxext' 'libxt' 'cups' 'gsfonts')

build() {
cd ${startdir}/src/espgs-${pkgver}
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Closed by  Jan de Groot (JGC)
Monday, 15 May 2006, 20:13 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  Thanks for the detailed bugreport, should be fixed in 8.15.2-1.
Comment by Thomas Bächler (brain0) - Monday, 08 May 2006, 17:25 GMT
attached the patch to the PKGBUILD as a file ...