Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 61144
Produces non-valid postscript
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:38:01 EDT
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Description of problem:
The rpm-distribution (4.13) produces non-valid postscript, ie. not handable by
ghostscript. I solved the problem by installing the same version af a2ps from
source downloaded from the a2ps homepage http://www.inf.enst.fr/~demaille/a2ps/
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.execute a2ps on some text file
I need much more information than this. Please attach a test case (input and
Damn! After having uninstalled a2ps built from source and reinstalled the rpm
version I'm unable to reproduce the problem! A2ps was among the utilities I
tested immediately after having installed RH7.2 from scratch on a new disk a
month ago - choosing installation of all rpms. At that time I repeatedly got
corrupted postscript output.
Sorry for the unconveniance
Can you describe the way in which the postscript was corrupted?
I could if I had preserved the postscript output (I almost always use a2ps with
-o). But I didn't preserve it so that I could run gv on it. Sorry:-(
Okay. It was probably the locale bug that is fixed in rawhide.