Bug#462623: Point 4 is fixed
Eugen.Dedu at pu-pm.univ-fcomte.fr
Fri Mar 21 20:30:55 UTC 2008
Андрей Парамонов wrote:
> 2008/3/21, Eugen Dedu <Eugen.Dedu at pu-pm.univ-fcomte.fr>:
>> Thank you for the info.
>> I have a file gs_init.ps. It's in
>> /usr/share/ghostscript/8.62/lib/gs_init.ps and is provided by
>> ghostscript. I saw that 8.56 has it too:
>> However, the new evince depends on libspectre1, which depends on libgs8.
>> It seems that it must depend on ghostscript too. Can you upgrade it
>> I have:
>> ii ghostscript 8.62.dfsg.1-2 The GPL Ghostscript PostScript/PDF
> Hi Eugen!
> Thanks for your time and effort!
> I've installed "ghostscript" package, and both problems gone. Evince
> does not crash with new Ghostscript, and printing seems to work fine.
> But as I have said, sticking to new Ghostscript is not an option for
> me. For example, on the very document we are debugging, some pages
> (namely pages 1, 7) are rendered incorrectly. on my system. With older
> "gs-gpl" package it works fine. There some other issues too (see for
> example http://bugs.debian.org/469560). I have reverted back to
> "gs-gpl" package.
> By the way, I actually do have gs_init.ps file, but it is in
> /usr/share/gs-gpl/8.56/lib/. I don't know if I should submit a bug
> against experimental package (regarding crash). I hope stable version
> of Evince 2.22 will work nicely with "gs-gpl". If submitting a bug
> against current experimental "evince" will help, I will do so.
> Regarding print preview bug, could you uninstall "ghostscript",
> install "gs-gpl" and test it in such a setup?
Ok, so point 1 is fixed too (with newest versions). I think it's not
useful to spend time to fix bugs with old versions. Better fix the new
I imagine that ghostscript will fix the bug later. I propose you to
report a bug 2 months later (for ex.), when regression bugs in
ghostscript are fixed.
So it remains point 3. I am working on point 5, my point.
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