[Scribus] a couple of "problems" in cvs

Subash Jeyan nsjeyan
Fri Jun 13 18:08:23 CEST 2003


On Thu, 12 Jun 2003 23:24:18 -0400
tech at atlantictechsolutions.com wrote:

> These should be the included "devices" with Ghostscript:
> jpeg (jpg): jpeg, jpeggray
> windows bitmaps (bmp): bmpmono, bmp16, bmp256, bmp16m
> portable network graphics (png): pngmono, pnggray, png16, png256,
> png16m tagged image file format (tif): tiffcrle, tiffg3, tiffg32d,
> tiffg4, tifflzw, tiffpack, tiff12nc, tiff24nc PC Paintbrush (pcx):
> pcxmono, pcxgray, pcx16, pcx256, pcx24b

the default ghostscript (7.05-53.xx) doesn't list png at all with gs -h.

> You have to be careful how you install lib png - it depends on how Qt
> and Ghostscript is packaged. If you try to update libpng without
> recompiling Qt and KDE, there possbily can be serious problems -
> I'tried it once on RH 7.3 and it broke Qt and completely. 

i did not have any broken qt or kde problems. atleast not so far. :)

> See if there is an updated ghostscript - if not, file a bug with
> Mandrake.

yes, installed the update and print preview works now.

> Hope that helps,
it certainly did. thanks and regards, subash.

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