Bug 505226 - It pile all the pages in one page area when opening a epsi file by gostscript
It pile all the pages in one page area when opening a epsi file by gostscript
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: ghostscript (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Tim Waugh
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Reported: 2009-06-11 01:38 EDT by Mark Xie
Modified: 2010-09-03 12:20 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2010-09-03 07:33:36 EDT
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Description Mark Xie 2009-06-11 01:38:01 EDT
Description of problem:
When opening a epsi file by gostscript, it shows some mass as it pile all the pages in one page area.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
testing machine: x86-64-5c-m1.lab.bos.redhat.com
OS version:      RHEL-5.3
gostscript version: ghostscript-8.15.2-9.9.el5 - x86_64 (ghostscript-8.15.2-9.11.el5 also have the same issue.)

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Login the Gnome desktop session.
2. Get file: http://www.ada.gov/newsltr0606.pdf
3. Convert it to ps by 'pdf2ps newsltr0606.pdf', and then convert to epsi by 'ps2epsi newsltr0606.ps'
4. Open the epsi file by 'gs -sDEVICE=x11alpha newsltr0606.epsi'

Actual results:
Gostscript have piled all the pages of this document in one page area.

Expected results:
It should show the document page by page.

Additional info:
When open this document in environment managed by twm, the document can shows as expected. (Login the system to "Failed safe sessio")
When open document in other type such as pdf, ps, etc. , gs works as expected.

This issue still occur after package success downgrade.
None previous bug found.
Comment 2 Tim Waugh 2010-09-03 07:33:36 EDT
The EPS format can only describe a single page according to the Adobe specification.

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