[cups.bugs] [LOW] STR #3099: Problem when printing highresolution images (ERROR:limitcheck)

Michael R Sweet msweet at apple.com
Fri Feb 13 10:55:01 PST 2009

H. Blischke wrote:
>> [STR Closed w/o Resolution]
>> Your printer is running out of memory.
>> You can a) add more memory to the printer, b) print lower resolution
>> images, or c) use a non-PS driver (PCL 5 or 6) so that your computer
>> converts the image to a lower-resolution version automatically.
>> Link: http://www.cups.org/str.php?L3099
>> Version: 1.3.7
>> Fix Version: Will Not Fix
> No, it is NOT a memory issue. The PostScript statement causing the error is
> "69809 array", but the maximum size of an array is 65535 elements.

Well, 65535 is the minimum required for conformance.  Nothing
prevents a PostScript interpreter from supporting larger arrays, and
IIRC Ghostscript does...

> Perhaps could you (Thomas) provide information on which pdftops filter you
> use (the original one or some alternate one).
> Helge
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Michael R Sweet                        Senior Printing System Engineer

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