Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 74401
every second page generated is empty
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:38:03 EDT
Description of problem:
mpage adds empty pages to the generated output: all even pages are such .
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. mpage -2 /usr/share/emacs/21.2/etc/refcard.ps > /tmp/a.ps
or probably any multipage document.
2. gv /tmp/a.ps
Actual Results: 3 pages generated. page number 2 is empty. Original document
had 6 pages, i.e. second page is lost somewhere.
It is not problem with gv since printers actually print what gv shows (i.e.
This bug renders mpage virtually useless.
Confirmed. It's spitting out two 'showsheet's instead of one for every real
Confirmed in 8.0.
These are coming from post.c:771 and post.c:902, both in do_post_sheet.
Fixed in mpage-2.5.3-1.
*** Bug 82424 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***