Bug 247597 - segfault when using pdf2ps
segfault when using pdf2ps
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: ghostscript (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Tim Waugh
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Blocks: F8Target
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Reported: 2007-07-10 05:38 EDT by Andrew Clayton
Modified: 2008-05-14 11:57 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: ghostscript-8.61-8
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Last Closed: 2008-05-14 11:57:43 EDT
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Description Andrew Clayton 2007-07-10 05:38:53 EDT
Description of problem:

When trying to convert


to a postscript file with pdf2ps

I get a segmentation fault.

pdftops (from poppler-utils-0.5.4-7.fc7.x86_64) works fine.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:

1. Download the pdf
2. pdf2ps OWASPGuide2.0.1.pdf owasp.ps

Actual results:

Segmentation fault

Expected results:


Additional info:

System is an AMD64 (running 64bit Fedora 7).
Comment 1 Tim Waugh 2007-07-10 07:22:30 EDT
I couldn't reproduce this on i386 with ghostscript-8.15.4-3.fc7.  Perhaps it's
an problem that only shows up on x86-64.
Comment 2 Andrew Clayton 2007-07-10 08:23:09 EDT
Just tried it on my x86 FC6 machine (ghostscript-8.15.4-1.fc6) and it worked fine.
Comment 3 Hans de Goede 2007-09-19 13:53:21 EDT
I've just tried to reproduce this with rawhide on an x86_64 machine and it works
fine, so I guess the new ghostscript 8.60 in rawhide
(ghostscript-8.60-2.fc8.x86_64) has this fixed.
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Comment 5 Andrew Clayton 2008-05-14 11:57:43 EDT
Oh, I forgot about this, yes this works now... Fedora 8.

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