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IDProjectCategoryView StatusLast Update
0016520ScribusImport / Exportpublic2021-03-17 19:51
Reporterturion Assigned Tojghali  
Status closedResolutionduplicate 
Product Version1.4.8 
Summary0016520: "Error: /undefined in GS_PDF_ProcSet" when importing a PDF
DescriptionWhen importing a PDF, the following error appears on the command line (from which I've launched scribus):

PostScript import failed when calling gs as:
-q -dNOPAUSE -dNODISPLAY -dBATCH -dDELAYBIND -g2381x3368 -r288 -dTextAlphaBits=4 -dGraphicsAlphaBits=4 -c 0 0 translate -sTraceFile=/home/turion/.scribus//ps.out -sExportFiles=*** /nix/store/42igv4wq4bavyf4h14rcb5v54gk4sjsx-scribus-1.4.8/lib/scribus/import.prolog *** -c flush cfile closefile quit

Ghostscript diagnostics:

        GPL Ghostscript 9.53.3: Unrecoverable error, exit code 1

        ant Ghostscript

                       to execute in a safer environment, but at the same time

                       have selected DELAYBIND. Unless you use this option with

                       care (and specifically, remember to call .bindnow) it is

                       possible that malicious code may be able to evade the

                       limited security offered by the SAFER option.

        Error: /undefined in GS_PDF_ProcSet

        Operand stack:


        Execution stack:

           %interp_exit .runexec2 --nostringval-- --nostringval-- --nostringval-- 2 %stopped_push --nostringval--
           --nostringval-- --nostringval-- false 1 %stopped_push 1974 1 3 %oparray_pop 1973 1 3 %oparra
        y_pop 1961 1 3 %oparray_pop 1818 1 3 %oparray_pop --nostringval-- %errorexec_pop .runexec2 --no
        stringval-- --nostringval-- --nostringval-- 2 %stopped_push --nostringval--

        Dictionary stack:

           --dict:1175/1684(ro)(G)-- --dict:0/20(G)-- --dict:76/200(L)--

        Current allocation mode is global

        Current file position is 2202

I've replaced the file names. The corresponding Ghostscript bug is here:

This issue seems fixed in 1.5.6. I'm only reporting for completeness, in case others will run into the same bug (since this version is still packaged, e.g. in NixOS).
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duplicate of 0015695 new fatal error importing PDF or EPS 



2021-03-17 19:36

administrator   ~0048955

Last edited: 2021-03-17 19:51

Duplicate of issue 0015695.

We are already aware of this. However due to the amount of changes required, there is no plan to fix it in 1.4.x versions (and it is already fixed in 1.5.x branch). And importing PDFs outside image frames with Scribus 1.4.x is a bad idea anyway...

Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2021-03-17 19:00 turion New Issue
2021-03-17 19:36 jghali Assigned To => jghali
2021-03-17 19:36 jghali Status new => resolved
2021-03-17 19:36 jghali Resolution open => duplicate
2021-03-17 19:36 jghali Note Added: 0048955
2021-03-17 19:36 jghali Relationship added duplicate of 0015077
2021-03-17 19:37 jghali Status resolved => closed
2021-03-17 19:43 jghali Note Edited: 0048955
2021-03-17 19:43 jghali Relationship deleted 0015077
2021-03-17 19:44 jghali Relationship added duplicate of 0015661
2021-03-17 19:50 jghali Relationship added duplicate of 0015695
2021-03-17 19:50 jghali Relationship deleted 0015661
2021-03-17 19:51 jghali Note Edited: 0048955