[cups] GPL Ghostscript 9.21: Unrecoverable error, exit code 1
bingmybong at btinternet.com
Tue Dec 12 07:51:52 PST 2017
On Tuesday, 12 December 2017 11:51:32 GMT Johannes Meixner wrote:
> On Dec 11 20:19 Ianseeks wrote (excerpt):
> > [11/Dec/2017:20:05:01 +0000] [Job 1333] Error: /ioerror in --showpage--
> > [11/Dec/2017:20:05:01 +0000] [Job 1333] Last OS error: Broken pipe
> > [11/Dec/2017:20:05:01 +0000] [Job 1333] GPL Ghostscript 9.21: Unrecoverable error, exit code 1
> > It appears to be a Ghostscript issue
> This is not an issue inside Ghostscript
> but Ghostscript fails (with "Error: /ioerror")
> because of a "Broken pipe" outside of Ghostscript.
> Ghostscript is called within a pipe of various other
> filtering programs like
> ... producer_program | Ghostscript | consumer_program ...
> It seems the consumer_program had finished too early
> so that the pipe "Ghostscript | consumer_program" broke and
> then Ghostscript has no longer something valid whereto it
> could send its output which is the reason why Ghostscript
> can only fail with "Error: /ioerror".
> You need to find out the root cause of the "Broken pipe".
> Kind Regards
> Johannes Meixner
Thanks for the clarification.
I've no clue where to look for that "broken pipe" as I don't have any relevant knowledge of cups or drivers. Since the driver hasn;t changed, it must be something related to a recent cups (and/or related files) update for it to suddenly break.
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