gs_init.ps not found
anonymous at easysw.com
Sun Apr 10 05:20:39 PDT 2005
> On Friday 18 March 2005 13:59, Anonymous wrote:
> >> smynggi at myrealbox.com wrote:
> >> > I'm receiving the following in my cups error log:
> >> > ESP Ghostscript 7.07.1: Can't find initialization file
> >> > gs_init.ps.
> >> >
> >> > The file does exist on my system in
> >> > /usr/share/ghostscript/7.07/lib.
> >> >
> >> > I'm running Gentoo and using emerge to install Ghostscript.
> >> >
> >> > To troubleshoot, I ran gs from the command prompt and got the
> >> > same message. So I created the environment variable GS_LIB. I
> >> > no longer get the error message at the command prompt. But I
> >> > still get the error message in the CUPS error log. Why would
> >> > CUPS not work if gs is working from the command line?
> >> Seems that your gs has not been compiled with respect to the
> >> propoer library path;
> >> perhapos gentoo has different ideas where to install binaries and
> >> stuff that those need.
> >> Set your GS_LIB variable in the /etc/init.d/cups startup file (or
> >> whereever it
> >> resides) and restart CUPS.
> >> Helge
> >> --
> >> Helge Blischke
> >> Softwareentwicklung
> >> SRZ Berlin | Firmengruppe besscom
> >> http://www.srz.de
> >Hi Helge,
> >Thanks for the reply. I tried adding:
> >export GS_LIB
> >to the /etc/init.d/cupsd in the section where the daemon is to be
> > started. In order to start the daemon, the script executes:
> > start-stop-daemon --start --quiet --exec /usr/sbin/cupsd
> >It would appear that start-stop-daemon runs the cups daemon as a
> > system process and doesn't recognize the variable that I set. The
> > user who actually executed the /etc/init.d/cupsd script now can
> > echo $GS_LIB and see that the variable is set properly.
> >Do you know how I can set this variable so that daemons initiated
> > via start-stop-daemon can read it? If not, can you point me in the
> > right direction?
> The /etc/init.d/cups is a script, and I see no reason why the setting
> of that path, and its exportation, could not be edited into that
> script, at least for the duration of your usage of a broken install.
> But the need to do so bothers me a bit in that I wonder what else is
> broken. And I'd also suggest that the problem might well go away of
> that copy of gs was removed, and the specific built for cups use
> espgs was installed in its place.
> >Thanks again for the reply.
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> >cups at easysw.com
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