Comment 4 for bug 1687614

Can you please tell me how to downgrade?

Am 02.05.2017 21:55 schrieb "Eric Gourgoulhon" <email address hidden>:

> The bug has also been reported in
> https://askubuntu.com/questions/910341/inkscape-error-with-textext
> Downgrading to ghostscript 9.18~dfsg~0-0ubuntu2 circumvented it for me
> (Ubuntu 16.04).
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> Title:
> broken ghostscript with 9.18~dfsg~0-0ubuntu2.3 to
> 9.18~dfsg~0-0ubuntu2.4 update
>
> Status in ghostscript package in Ubuntu:
> Confirmed
>
> Bug description:
> After the last ghostscript udpate I have problems with the textext
> inkscape plugin that uses pstoedit that uses ghostscript.
>
> The command looks like this:
>
> pstoedit -f plot-svg tmp.pdf tmp.svg -dt -ssp -psarg -r9600x9600 -pta
>
> The error (short version):
>
> Error: /invalidaccess in --run--
> Current allocation mode is global
> Last OS error: No such file or directory
> Current file position is 87896
> GPL Ghostscript 9.18: Unrecoverable error, exit code 1
> PostScript/PDF Interpreter finished. Return status 256 executed command
> : /usr/bin/gs -q -dDELAYBIND -dWRITESYSTEMDICT -dNODISPLAY -dNOEPS
> -r9600x9600 "/tmp/psinsRrD8m"
> The interpreter seems to have failed, cannot proceed !
>
> See the attached log for the full text.
>
> I tried to downgrade to circumvent the issue but unsuccessfully.
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