On Sat, Jun 21, 2003 at 11:54:23AM +0900, Rob Lahaye wrote:

> Glenn Johnson wrote:
> > On Fri, Jun 20, 2003 at 05:59:10PM +0900, Rob Lahaye wrote:
> >
> >>Since I have upgraded to FreeBSD 4.8 (with cups-1.1.18), printing
> >>has a problem with variable width fonts. Variable width fonts are
> >>printed out as fixed width fonts; so text looks ugly and runs over
> >>the lines.
> >
> >
> > Are you using an "up-to-date" version of ghostscript?  If so, that  
> > is the problem.  The last version of ghostscript that does not      
> > exhibit this problem is ghostscript-gnu-7.05_5.  I am not sure      
> > about the version number of ghostscript-afpl but recent versions    
> > exhibit this problem.                                               
> Yes I was up-to-date with ghostscript and that indeed was the problem.
> I forced the deinstall of my ghostscript-gnu-7.07, and installed
> instead from the packages, version 7.05_4.
> My printing problem has gone now!
> Thanks.
> Is the origin of the problem located? Will it be fixed in the next
> release of ghostscript-gnu? Has this problem been reported to the
> ghostscript-gnu developer community?

I am not sure but I believe the problem is specific to the FreeBSD      
ports.  I hope to have some time this weekend to dig into it a bit.     

Glenn Johnson
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