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Re: ghostscript cygwin file loading problems ...
- From: Christopher Faylor <cgf-no-personal-reply-please at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 14 Jan 2004 11:51:27 -0500
- Subject: Re: ghostscript cygwin file loading problems ...
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Sorry, but this is not a bug-reporting mailing list.
I've redirected this observation to the cygwin mailing list and set the
On Wed, Jan 14, 2004 at 11:41:02AM -0500, B. Marchand wrote:
>I've encountered this issue with several programs that try to use gs to
>load EPS files (such as xfig and xv). It seems that gs has some issues
>with file paths that have spaces in them. So, I can't open any files
>that are located under "Documents and Settings" because of the spaces.
>For instance, xv simply will not load the file at all. Similarly, xfig
>will allow me to insert the file but will not export it to any format
>because it cannot access the file path and, hence, does not recognize
>the file in the end. I am running version 3.5.8 at the present time.
>Even if I manage to save the file as a *.fig, when I try to load it
>later it says that the figure inside does not exist because it can't
>access the file.
>I know it's not a problem with xv or xfig because I have no problems
>opening and inserting jpeg images from these same directories. It only
>happens when I try inserting EPS files.
>I can't tell from the archives that this issue has either been
>documented or addressed before. Can anyone tall me if they can duplicate
>the problem? Try going into xfig, and inserting an EPS file. Then, try
>saving the figure and exporting it.
>I'm not certain if this issue has been documented in the past or not but
>there it is. Hope that gets addressed at some point.