GPS Ghostscript 8.15

Jonathan Ryshpan jonrysh at
Sun Dec 19 11:52:11 UTC 2004

On Sun, 2004-12-19 at 10:33 +0000, Tim Waugh wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 18, 2004 at 01:33:34PM -0800, Jonathan Ryshpan wrote:
> > (1) There seems to be a problem with either ghostscript or with its
> > fonts.  Courier fonts are displayed (both in gv and while printing) as
> > MUCH TOO BIG.  When printing, they overwrite other text making the
> > output very hard to read.  There's been a lot of posting at various
> > places on the web about problems with courier vs. FC3, but no solutions.
> > 
> > (2) Does anyone have either rpms of ghostscript-8.15, preferable for AMD
> > 86-64 processors and a recent ghostscript font distribution (6.00 or
> > above), or know a way to get ghostscript to handle courier fonts
> > properly.
> The problem with fonts is in the urw-fonts as far as I know.  See the
> bugzilla report about it:

Downgrading to urw-fonts-2.1-7 from FC-2 fixes this problem for me also.
Maybe someone should renumber urw-fonts-2.1-7 as urw-fonts-2.2-7 and
release them on the servers as an upgrade till the **real** upgrade is

BTW: Does anyone know anything about gs-8.15?

Thanks very much:
Jonathan Ryshpan <jonrysh at>
Berkeley Linux Team

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