[scribus] Scribus "die" opening file that contains multiple PS/EPS graphics. Bug of win32 version?

Gregory Pittman gregp_ky at yahoo.com
Fri Feb 19 17:41:29 CET 2010

On 02/19/2010 09:09 AM, Stefano Danzi wrote:
> I've found this problem on scribus version, and
> 1.3.6svn under windows.
> I made e file contains multiple image fame PS/EPS/PDF.
> Save it... close scribus.... reopen scribus.... reopen saved file....
> Scribus progress bar goes slowly until a value (sometimes 20%, others
> 60%, oters 90%)
> and stop to increase his value. Scribus take 50% of cpu but don't do
> nothing...
> I try to wait 24 hours.....
> It seams that scribus invoke ghostscript (V 8.70), ghostscript die and
> scribus wait infinitely
> for ghostscript data.
> If file has some image frames contains PS/EPS/PDF graphics I need to
> kill and reopen
> scribus 2/3 times before be able to reopen file. If file has many image
> frames with ps data
> I can't reopen file anymore.
> Same files reopenend on scribus on linux works fine....
> I think this is a bus in win32 porting of scribus.

PS files can be huge, and older versions of Scribus just couldn't handle 
it on a practical level.


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