[Pkg-cups-devel] Bug#619461: Bug#619461: cups-pdf: PDFVer and GSCall keys not taken into account
jphthierry.perso at gmail.com
Thu Mar 24 16:54:57 UTC 2011
Le 24 mars 2011 15:44, Martin-Éric Racine <martin-eric.racine at iki.fi> a
> 2011/3/24 Volker Behr <behr at physik.uni-wuerzburg.de>:
> > The log-file you sent me contains the following line:
> > Thu Mar 24 11:05:53 2011 [DEBUG] file already pdf, simply copying it
> > (cp /var/spool/cups-pdf/SPOOL/cups2pdf-12256
> > This option to directly copy PDF instead of reprocessing it was
> > suggested to me some time back and I decided not to implement it since
> > it would disable all options set in cups-pdf.conf on the respective
> > files. This is exactly what happens to you here: the PDF is just passed
> > through instead of getting re-worked with all your desired options by
> > CUPS-PDF.
> > So, speaking for upstream: no fix needed.
> > My advise to the distribution: remove this additional patch on CUPS-PDF
> > since it breaks basic functionality.
> The patch in question was removed in 2.5.1-1 as far as Debian and
> Ubuntu are concerned:
> * Dropped 70_cups-pdf_support-pdf-workflow.patch
> + This patch has received more criticism than praises from the
> because it essentially renders the Ghostscript options in
> useless, plus it no longer applies cleanly to the upstream code.
> From this perspective, I'd mark the issue as fixed since that version.
just tried installing cups-pdf from sid on my squeeze. GSCall and PDFVer are
taken into acount but... I am only getting 1 page empty documents; even
failling back to the default settings in /etc/cups/cups-pdf.conf. Could it
be due to a dependency issue even if not raised by the package?
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