[R] R-News

Kurt Hornik Kurt.Hornik at ci.tuwien.ac.at
Thu Jan 25 11:26:38 CET 2001

>>>>> Peter Dalgaard BSA writes:

> Bill Simpson <wsi at gcal.ac.uk> writes:
>> I also would like to congratulate the editor and contributors on R-News.
>> Perhaps this problem is unique to my own set-up (Redhat 6.2 I think), but
>> I found that when I tried to read the .pdf file with ghostview I got the
>> message:
>> Error: /undefinedGNU Ghostscript: Unrecoverable error, exit code 1
>> in /Im1
>> Operand stack:
>> 2073   4957
>> Execution stack:
>> %interp_exit   .runexec2   --nostringval--   --nostringval--
>> --nostringval--   2   %stopped_push   --nostringval--   --nostringval--
>> --nostringval--   false   1   %stopped_push   1   3   %oparray_pop
>> .runexec2   --nostringval--   --nostringval--   --nostringval--   2
>> %stopped_push   --nostringval--   --nostringval--   --nostringval--
>> --nostringval--   0   --nostringval--   %array_continue   --nostringval--
>> false   1   %stopped_push   --n
>> (the file wouldn't open)
>> Acrobat reader could open the file. When I tried to print, it
>> stopped at page 14. I subsequently found that pages 14 and 15 (Peter
>> Dalgaard's article) wouldn't print and the rest were OK. Perhaps there is
>> some weird postscript at this point. Or maybe ghostview/ghostscript is
>> buggy and I need a newer version (I have a nonpostscript printer and I
>> use ghostscript filter).

> My version of gv will show my article, but barfs at p8, 13, 16, 17,
> and probably onwards (didn't check them all). That's been updated to
> v.6.0 whereas stock RH6.2 is 5.50.

> Xpdf reads it fine and printing it to a file from there also yield
> something readable with gv, as does running pdftops on it. So probably
> something is up with ghostscript and/or Acrobat.

We can confirm the problem with ghostscript, too.  We'll shortly put up
a .ps.gz file which works fine under ghostscript.

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