Package: pstotext
Version: 1.9-6
Severity: grave
Tags: upstream


This "makes the package in question unusable by most or all users",
hence the severity.

pstotext appears to have been broken by ghostscript 9.22. This is me
attempting to convert an empty input.

(sid-amd64)root@nightingale:/# echo | pstotext -debug
GPL Ghostscript 9.22 (2017-10-04)
Copyright (C) 2017 Artifex Software, Inc.  All rights reserved.
This software comes with NO WARRANTY: see the file PUBLIC for details.

 *** WARNING - the DELAYBIND command has been deprecated, and will be
               removed in the next version. For now you can restore
               the behaviour by using -dREALLYDEALYBIND but if you
               require continued use of this command you should contact
               the Ghostscript developers. Commercial customers of
               Artifex should email their support contact, free users
               are encouraged to talk to us on the #ghostscript IRC
               channel on

Unrecoverable error: undefined in DELAYBIND

I tried a patch to add -dREALLYDELAYBIND to the gs commandline, but then
it fails with "Error: /undefined in NOBIND".


Iain Lane                                  [ ]
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