Bug#471621: slxfig: FTBFS: sh: gs: command not found

Rafael Laboissiere rafael at debian.org
Wed Mar 19 10:53:19 UTC 2008

* Lucas Nussbaum <lucas at lucas-nussbaum.net> [2008-03-19 10:34]:

> Package: slxfig
> Version: 0~svn.192-2
> Severity: serious
> User: debian-qa at lists.debian.org
> Usertags: qa-ftbfs-20080318 qa-ftbfs
> Justification: FTBFS on i386
> Hi,
> During a rebuild of all packages in sid, your package failed to build on i386.
> Relevant part:
> Warning: plot bounding box not fully supported
> sh: gs: command not found
> fig2dev: broken pipe (GhostScript aborted?)
> command was: gs -q -dSAFER -sDEVICE=png16m -r80 -g493x351 -sOutputFile=/build/user/slxfig-0~svn.192/examples/plot/color.png -
> slsh histplt.sl
> Unable to locate gslrand on load path
> Traceback: evalfile
> /usr/share/slsh/require.sl:60:require:Open failed
> make[1]: *** [histplt.png] Error 30
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/build/user/slxfig-0~svn.192/examples/plot'
> make: *** [build/slang-xfig] Error 2

The "gs: command not found" is just a warning and the package build fine in
my sid chroot without ghostscript installed.  The real error is "Unable to
locate gslrand on load path".  This is weird, because the gslrand moudule is
in the slang-gsl package:

    $ dpkg -L slang-gsl | grep gslrand

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