[Pkg-gmagick-im-team] Bug#703616: Missing Depends: html2ps

Mathieu Malaterre malat at debian.org
Thu Mar 21 16:48:25 UTC 2013

On Thu, Mar 21, 2013 at 1:37 PM, Vincent Fourmond <fourmond at gmail.com> wrote:
> control: severity -1 minor
> control: tag -1 wontfix
> On Thu, Mar 21, 2013 at 12:23 PM, Mathieu Malaterre <malat at debian.org> wrote:
>> identify requires html2ps to be installed on the system. Steps:
>> $ echo "<html/>" > t.html
>> $ identify t.html
>> sh: html2ps: not found
>> identify: delegate failed `"html2ps" -U -o "%o" "%i"' @ error/delegate.c/InvokeDelegate/1061.
>> identify: unable to open image `/tmp/magick-XXAkOyS6': � @ error/blob.c/OpenBlob/2489.
>> identify: unable to open file `/tmp/magick-XXAkOyS6': ��� @ error/constitute.c/ReadImage/572.
>   I fail to see what prompts the use of an image identification
> program on a web page. So, yes, identify does not give you useful
> information on a web page, but what did you expect anyway ? Use file
> for general identification of file types.

If I knew this was an image already I would not run identify on it.
>From a pure scripting approach I need to run this identify script.

The fact that it return `1` is an issue for me.

>   html2ps is already in Suggests; and that's already too much, I think.

Well I would have set html2ps as Recommends, which is barely enough :)

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