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Today’s Programming Hell October 30, 2006 12:12 pm

Posted by Doug McCaughan in : Daily Life
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Today I am whimpering and crying while trying to resolve this lovely error message: "GPL Ghostscript 8.54: Unrecoverable error, exit code 1" Right now I think that either ImageMagick is not creating the eps or ps files in a way that Ghostscript likes or that I am missing some fonts. Possibly, I need to add some steps to building the eps file with ImageMagick. Of course it could be something mundanely stupid like not having the path set.

Update! A clue! A clue! Found while trying eps2eps

Error: /invalid font in findfont
Operand stack:
Times-Roman Font Times-Roman 976412 Times-Roman –nostringval– Times-Roman NimbusRomNo9L-Regu Courier NimbusMonL-Regu
Execution stack:
%interp_exit .runexec2 –nostringval– –nostringval– –nostringval– 2 %stopped_push –nostringval– –nostringval– –nostringval– false 1 %stopped_push 1 3 %oparray_pop 1 3 %oparray_pop –nostringval– 1 3 %oparray_pop 1 3 %oparray_pop .runexec2 –nostringval– –nostringval– –nostringval– 2 %stopped_push –nostringval– –nostringval– 1 4 %oparray_pop 2 4 %oparray_pop –nostringval– –nostringval– –nostringval– –nostringval– –nostringval– false 1 %stopped_push 5 5 %oparray_pop –nostringval– –nostringval– –nostringval– 1 -1 1 –nostringval– %for_neg_int_continue
Dictionary stack:
–dict:1122/1686(ro)(G)– –dict:0/20(G)– –dict:88/200(L)– –dict:88/200(L)– –dict:17/17(ro)(G)– –dict:1122/1686(ro)(G)–
Current allocation mode is local
Last OS error: 2
Current file position is 5709
GPL Ghostscript 8.54: Unrecoverable error, exit code 1


Update: I bet this is going to help: wget http://mirror3.cs.wisc.edu/pub/mirrors/ghost/GPL/current/ghostscript-fonts-std-8.11.tar.gz
See also. That worked!

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