Do you have ESP Ghostscript installed?

Thierry Klein Thierry_Klein at
Tue Apr 5 05:33:40 PDT 2005

"Helge Blischke" <h.blischke at> a écrit dans le message news:
20870-cups.general at
> 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
> > installed in the filter directory of cups. I found pstoraster.o in the
> > directory of the GS installation directory. Pstoraster.c is described as
> > "RIP-file" for CUPS. But where is the executable? Why could I not find
> > 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
> > 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,
> a
> README.pstoraster.
> copy the script to your active filter directory and follow the
> instructions in the README
> file.
> Helge
> --
> Helge Blischke
> Softwareentwicklung
> SRZ Berlin | Firmengruppe besscom

Well, I looked carefully at the package (because I installed CUPS from a
binary package) and the version seems to be more accurately 1.1.18 and I did
not see anywhere a file called "pstoraster". I have another package (not
installed), version 1.1.20 and no trace of such file neither!
Do you think I could get it from anywhere?

Thierry Klein

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