[l2h] Rotated images disappear

David Smead David Smead <smead@amplepower.com>
Fri, 10 Nov 2000 18:53:55 -0800 (PST)


This looks like the infamous pathname length problem in gv.  Try
shortening your paths.


David Smead

On Fri, 10 Nov 2000, Klaus Wacker wrote:

> Dear latex2html, I am working on converting a rather large document
> with latex2html. A few of the many pictures in the document donīt show
> up. I get an error message from pstoimg:
> Error: "/usr/bin/pnmcrop < /data/tmp/l2h438/p470.pnm |
> /usr/bin/ppmquant -floyd 256 | /usr/bin/ppmtogif -interlace -trans
> '#ffffff' > img686.gif" failed: Illegal seek.
> But I think the problem is earlier in the chain. The missing pictures
> all have the parameter angle=270 in the \includegraphics statement,
> all others have angle=0. When I use -debug on latex2html and then look
> at the image00n.ps files, I find that they seem to have a wrong
> bounding box, maybe non-rotated or rotated wrongly. gv only shows an
> empty page at first, only when I select A4 instead of BBox, I see that
> the image is really in the file. The edge coordinates I can read off
> in gv are different from the ones in the BoundingBox line in the file.
> What can I do? Will a newer version of dvips or anything help? I am
> using  dvips(k) 5.86, which is part of tetex 1.0.6, which came with
> Debian 2.2. The LaTeX2HTML Version is 99.2beta6 (1.42).
> Cheers,
> -- 
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