[pstricks] psdot (or Ghostscript) bug

Herbert Voss LaTeX at zedat.fu-berlin.de
Wed Feb 14 17:05:51 CET 2007

Faton Berisha schrieb:
> The following minimal example causes an error in GPL Ghostscript 8.54.
> \documentclass{article}
> \usepackage{pstricks}
> \begin{document}
> \begin{pspicture}(4,4)
>   \psdot[dotstyle=|](2,0)
> \end{pspicture}
> \end{document}
> To be more precise, the ps file (resulting from dvips) seems to be OK, while
> ps2pdf results in a crash.
> I googled for any references, and I found an exact match at
> http://www.ntg.nl/pipermail/ntg-vtex/2003-April/000184.html
> The suggested workaround there is replacing pst-dots.pro.
> The bug appeared since I updated my MiKTeX installation. Converting ps to
> pdf by using Acrobat Distiller seems to work fine.
it is a problem with gs. With my version
voss at shania:~> gs -v
ESP Ghostscript 8.15.3 (2006-04-19)
Copyright (C) 2004 artofcode LLC, Benicia, CA.  All rights reserved.

everything is fine. You can try
dvips -j1 ...


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