Do you have ESP Ghostscript installed?

Helge Blischke h.blischke at
Mon Apr 4 07:50:58 PDT 2005

Thierry Klein wrote:
> "Do you have ESP Ghostscript installed?"
> This is the error message I get every time I try to print.
>     I have CUPS 1.15 and ESP GS 5.50.1 running on a SunBlade1500 under
> Solaris 9.
>     I finally found the problem, I guess. It seems that "pstoraster" is not
> installed in the filter directory of cups. I found pstoraster.o in the obj
> directory of the GS installation directory. Pstoraster.c is described as the
> "RIP-file" for CUPS. But where is the executable? Why could I not find it?
> Should I use a foomatic-rip file? And so, how? Or should I manually link
> pstoraster.o, but in this case how? Because it does not look as a standalone
> program: main function is not defined.
>     At least, there is a definition or a variable missing somewhere.
>     Does anyone understand anything to this?
> Thank by advance,
> Thierry Klein

in CUPS 1.1.15, you should have a shell script named pstoraster (you
didn't tell if
you compiled CUPS from source or used a binary package) and, presumably,

copy the script to your active filter directory and follow the
instructions in the README


Helge Blischke
SRZ Berlin | Firmengruppe besscom

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