[gs-bugs] [Bug 691914] gs 9 is 10 X slower than gs 8.71 with DEVICE=epswrite

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Fri Jan 28 15:09:16 UTC 2011


--- Comment #3 from William Bader <williambader at hotmail.com> 2011-01-28 15:09:13 UTC ---
Thanks for looking at it.

>If you only want PostScript output I would suggest using ps2write instead for

I need EPS because the files are images that I need to place on a page.
More specifically, the files are advertisements that I am placing on newspaper
pages.  Some come as PDF, and I use a batch script that uses gs to convert them
to EPS.  With gs9, the script does not finish within the deadline to make the

>In fact this does look like it *is* something to do with ICC profiles.

If it is something that I might have a chance of fixing, can you give me a
suggestion of where to look?

Is it possible to disable the use of ICC from the command line at run-time or
from a configure option during the build?  Disabling ICC would give a way to
show if it is the problem, and it would be a temporary work-around if it is the


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