Bug 599615 - Current point is imprecise , causing wrong rendering of PS file
Summary: Current point is imprecise , causing wrong rendering of PS file
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: ghostscript
Version: 5.5
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: Tim Waugh
QA Contact: QE Internationalization Bugs
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Whiteboard:
Keywords: Patch
Depends On:
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2010-06-03 15:44 UTC by Olivier Fourdan
Modified: 2018-10-27 12:04 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

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A series of imprecise rounding may have caused some elements in a PostScript document to be wrongly positioned when rendered. This has been fixed, and Ghostscript now renders PostScript files correctly.
Clone Of:
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Last Closed: 2011-01-13 22:07:21 UTC


Attachments (Terms of Use)
Proposed patch (30.14 KB, patch)
2010-06-03 15:48 UTC, Olivier Fourdan
no flags Details | Diff


External Trackers
Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2011:0137 normal SHIPPED_LIVE ghostscript bug fix and enhancement update 2011-01-12 19:26:44 UTC
Ghostscript 687359 None None None Never

Description Olivier Fourdan 2010-06-03 15:44:14 UTC
Description of problem:

An accumulation of rounding errors cause wrong rendring of PS files.

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

ghostscript 8.15.2

How reproducible:

Always

Steps to Reproduce:

Open the attached sample PS file in gs

   $ gs -sDEVICE=x11 fig5.ps

Actual results:

The points and circles on the right of the image are misaligned

Expected results:

The points and circles should be aligned

Additional info:

This is upstream bug 687359, proposed patch to follow.

Comment 4 Olivier Fourdan 2010-06-03 15:48:16 UTC
Created attachment 419426 [details]
Proposed patch

Backport of fix for upsteam bug 687359

    http://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=687359

From SVN revision 4887.

Comment 6 Jaromir Hradilek 2010-07-20 10:00:25 UTC
Technical note added. If any revisions are required, please edit the "Technical Notes" field
accordingly. All revisions will be proofread by the Engineering Content Services team.

New Contents:
A series of imprecise rounding may have caused some elements in a PostScript document to be wrongly positioned when rendered. This has been fixed, and Ghostscript now renders PostScript files correctly.

Comment 11 errata-xmlrpc 2011-01-13 22:07:21 UTC
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on therefore solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHBA-2011-0137.html


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