Bug 573 - ghostscript doesn't have device pnmraw
ghostscript doesn't have device pnmraw
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: ghostscript (Show other bugs)
5.2
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Preston Brown
http://www.wizards.dupont.com/cristy/...
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Reported: 1998-12-23 10:55 EST by devin
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-02-02 11:57:49 EST
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Description devin 1998-12-23 10:55:05 EST
ImageMagick uses ghostscript to convert postscript files to
other formats.  It doesn't work because the version of
ghostscript shipped with redhat linux 5.2 doesn't have
device pnmraw.
Comment 1 devin 1998-12-23 11:01:59 EST
The URL explains error
Comment 2 David Lawrence 1999-01-04 19:30:59 EST
It does in fact generate the error stated by the user. But it also did
what I asked it too. I took a postcript file and simply did

convert file.ps file.gif

After a few minutes I was able to display the file.gif with the
command

display file.gif

Everything seemed to work ok except for the error message being
generated. I have assigned it to a developer for further review.
Comment 3 devin 1999-01-05 09:30:59 EST
The command I gave which gave it a problem was

convert +dither file.ps file.gif

It was a color postscript.
Comment 4 Preston Brown 1999-02-02 11:57:59 EST
The ghostscript in RawHide has the pnmraw driver, and Red Hat 6.0 will
ship with a ghostscript with the driver as well.

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