[CentOS] ghostscript 8.64 errors.

Wed Jul 15 14:33:21 UTC 2009
Kwan Lowe <kwan.lowe at gmail.com>

On Wed, Jul 15, 2009 at 3:18 AM, Centos Newbie <centosn at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Hello,
> To fix some issues in working with gs 8.63 I had to upgrade to 8.64. I
> build the rpm from ghostscript-8.64-9.fc11.src.rpm. I get the following
> error when running
> gs -q -dSAFER -dNOPAUSE -dBATCH -dUseCropBox -dFirstPage=1 -dLastPage=1
> -sOutputFile=/tmp/TIFF-%d.tif -r300 -sDEVICE=tiff12nc foobar.pdf
> [snip]
> I am kind of at loss what fonts are missing. I had 8.63 installed and I did
> a rpm -U --force. I would appreciate recommendations on fixing this problem.

The --force option is probably at fault.  You likely have a dependency that
was unsatisfied. Can you try uninstalling the reinstalling?  Or, maybe
querying rpm:

rpm -q --requires ghostscript|sort|uniq|xargs rpm -q --whatprovides

Look for something that says, "no package provides xxx"
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