Bug 861600 - ghostscript update breaks cups filter pstopxl (changed to gstopxl but not updated elsewhere
ghostscript update breaks cups filter pstopxl (changed to gstopxl but not upd...
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: ghostscript (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Tim Waugh
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2012-09-29 08:42 EDT by Michael Setzer II
Modified: 2012-12-20 11:08 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: ghostscript-9.05-3.fc16
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Last Closed: 2012-12-20 11:08:17 EST
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Description Michael Setzer II 2012-09-29 08:42:08 EDT
Description of problem:
Todays update of ghostscript causes failure of cups.
Report missing file pstopxl
Fixed by making a symbolic link from gstopxl to pstopxl.

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

How reproducible:
Ran yum update today

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Tried to print via gedit, and it reports that pstopxl is missing from cups filter directory. Did a search, and found new name of gstopxl was there, so made link, and it corrects problem.
Actual results:
printing fails due to missing file

Expected results:
with link, it fixes it, so not sure what wasn't updated in the fix.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Simon 2012-10-08 06:10:25 EDT
This is a pain. Took me ages to eventually dig into /var/log/cups/ and find the filter warning. On my F16 desktop, the job just sits in the "system tray" indefinitely...
Comment 2 Tim Waugh 2012-10-10 11:48:28 EDT
Update in the pipeline which adds a pstopxl symlink.
Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2012-10-10 12:09:39 EDT
ghostscript-9.05-3.fc16 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 16.
Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2012-10-10 21:01:02 EDT
Package ghostscript-9.05-3.fc16:
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 16 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing ghostscript-9.05-3.fc16'
as soon as you are able to.
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Comment 5 Michael Setzer II 2012-10-19 14:46:56 EDT
Just ran the yum update and saw that the update has been applied, so issue seems to have been fixed.
Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2012-12-20 11:08:19 EST
ghostscript-9.05-3.fc16 has been pushed to the Fedora 16 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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