Problem with gv

Igor Pechtchanski
Fri Feb 20 18:44:00 GMT 2004

On Fri, 20 Feb 2004, Michel Abdalla wrote:

> Hi,
> I have recently installed cygwin on my machine and almost everything has
> been working fine so far. The only exception is that I'm not able to
> view ps files. The error message I get is
>   "Error: PostScript interpreter failed in main window"
> The problem does not seem to be related to a specific ps file as I tried
> with several different files.  I noticed in the mail archive that someone
> else has also experienced the same problem.
> Best regards,
> Michel

Did you happen to notice the solution as well?  FWIW, we can only guess
what your problem is without a cygcheck output (as requested in
<>), but it's likely that you either don't
have the 'ghostscript-x11' package installed, or that the non-X version of
ghostscript is first in your PATH.
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