printing borken in head ?

Waldo Bastian bastian at kde.org
Tue Aug 12 10:15:04 BST 2003


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On Tuesday 12 August 2003 08:38, Helge Deller wrote:
> On Monday 11 August 2003 14:45, Sven L├╝ppken wrote:
> > > I can print to a postscript file without problems from khtml.
> >
> > Yes, indeed. I have the same problem. Printing to a postscript file out
> > of KDE (Konqueror, KMail etc.) works, printing from the applications to a
> > real printer does not. Strange enough that printing that poscript file
> > then works without problems...printing from Mozilla with "kprinter" as
> > printer works too.
> >
> > That happens for weeks now, don't know what could be the reason though.
>
> I did some more testing:
>
> - printing from any KDE application to a PDF or Postscript file works ok.
> - watching the PDF or PS file with gv or xpdf shows no problems
> - watching the PDF with kghostview seems ok
> - watching the PS file with kghostview gives the same error message
>    as I mentioned in my original mail:
>
> ESP Ghostscript 7.05.3: Unrecoverable error, exit code 1
> Error: /invalidfileaccess in --.libfile--
> Operand stack:
>    Helvetica-Uni-00   --nostringval--   --nostringval--   Helvetica  
> Helvetica   Font   Helvetica   514249   Helvetica   --nostringval--  
> Helvetica   NimbusSanL-Regu   (/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/URW/n019003l.pfb)

Ghostscripts security settings do not allow you to read /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/
fonts/URW/n019003l.pfb

I find that somewhat strange since that font seems to be accessed from .
libfile (?) and I would expect that ghostscript takes the necassery actions 
to be able to read its own font files.

Cheers,
Waldo
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