Bugzilla – Bug 686980
stripes in pdf
Last modified: 2014-02-02 17:26:26 PST
The attached customer file has stripes when viewed with the display device or
I have reproduced with CVS HEAD with the following commandlines:
gs -sDEVICE=tiff24nc -r180 -dNOPAUSE -dBATCH -sOutputFile=test.tiff 64_agony_lay.pdf
Created attachment 242 [details]
This problem was introduced with the new JPEG library, v.6b .
Before we figure out how to fix it the customer can downgrade
to the v.6a , which compiles without any changed in the
Additional testing notes: GS HEAD renders correctly with jpeg6a statically
linked, incorrectly with jpeg6b (Linux). xpdf segfaults. OSX Preview renders
with similar artifacts. Test file appears to be an example of a
transparency-flattened file from InDesign 2.
Proposed patch to libjpeg posted here:
The file is invalid, so this can't be considered a high priority patch. It will
probably suffice to document it and make it available to users. Of course, it
should go into the next release of libjpeg if there is one.
The archive url broke. See
Dropping priority to correspond with the current triage scheme.
No longer a customer issue
Since this is an issue in libjpeg rather than Ghostscript, we are closing it here. A note has been added to
Linux distributions in particular are encouraged to apply the patch to their system libjpeg packages.