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has caused the Debian Bug report #592500,
regarding python-pisa: xhtml2pdf stdout output unusable
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Package: python-pisa
Version: 3.0.32-1
Severity: normal

According to the manual page, it's possible to send the output of
xhtml2pdf to stdout:

           Name of the generated PDF file or - if you like to send the result 
to stdout. Take care that the destination file is not already opened by an 
other application like the Adobe Reader. If the
           destination is not writeable a similar name will be calculated 

But when using that feature, the PDF output is mixed with diagnostic
output from xhtml2pdf, making it unusable. Example:

$ echo "test" | xhtml2pdf  - - >/tmp/test.pdf 2>/dev/null ; head -2 
Converting - to -...

So the generated pdf is prefixed with a line "Converting - to -...".

This line should probably be sent to stderr instead of stdout.

I didn't check if there is other output sent to stdout during

-- System Information:
Debian Release: squeeze/sid
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (990, 'testing'), (500, 'unstable'), (500, 'stable'), (1, 
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.35-smapi-x61s-amd64-00006-g96437cc (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=de_DE.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages python-pisa depends on:
ii  python                        2.6.5-11   interactive high-level object-orie
ii  python-html5lib               0.90-1     HTML parser/tokenizer based on the
ii  python-imaging                1.1.7-2    Python Imaging Library
ii  python-pypdf                  1.12-3     PDF toolkit implemented solely in 
ii  python-reportlab              2.4-1      ReportLab library to create PDF do
ii  python-support                1.0.9      automated rebuilding support for P

python-pisa recommends no packages.

python-pisa suggests no packages.

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Version: 3.0.32-4+rm

Dear submitter,

as the package pisa has just been removed from the Debian archive
unstable we hereby close the associated bug reports.  We are sorry
that we couldn't deal with your issue properly.

For details on the removal, please see

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