Comment 163 for bug 419143

svenmeier, the original bug reported here was that Poppler's pdftops is generating broken PostScript in your case foomatic-rip calls Ghostscript to turn PDF into PostScript. So I tried to isolate the problem with

pdf2ps printout

where pdf2ps is a simple wrapper script which comes with Ghostscript to turn PDF into PostScript and printout is your "printout" file. The resulting PostScript is broken, easy to see with


This is a bug in Ghostscript upstream which I have reported now as

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