Feature #851

Add normalization scripts for .eps files

Added by Evelyn McLellan about 11 years ago. Updated almost 9 years ago.

Status:VerifiedStart date:
Priority:HighDue date:
Assignee:Evelyn McLellan% Done:


Target version:Release 0.7
Google Code Legacy ID:archivematica-196 Pull Request:
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For preservation format normalize .eps files to SVG 1.1 using Inkscape: sample command is inkscape sample.eps --export-plain-svg=sample.svg.

For access format normalize to PDF/A using Ghostscript: sample command is ps2pdf -dEPSCrop -dPDFA sample.eps.

[g] Legacy categories: Preservation planning, Access


#1 Updated by Evelyn McLellan almost 11 years ago

  • Priority changed from Medium to High

[g] Labels added: Priority-High
[g] Labels removed: Priority-Medium

#2 Updated by Joseph Perry almost 11 years ago

Committed r715.

Problem when archivematica doesn't have home directory.

NORMALIZING: knightstour.eps {dd60dc2e-339d-49cc-b805-d7216902cb36}
processing: ps2pdf -dEPSCrop -dPDFA /var/archivematica/sharedDirectory/.currentlyProcessing/4cc43ae3-00bf-4d58-ab2f-5cd3d5b693c4/Imagesce594fbe-f8f9-11df-a8dc-001b2429801e/objects/knightstour.eps /var/archivematica/sharedDirectory/.currentlyProcessing/4cc43ae3-00bf-4d58-ab2f-5cd3d5b693c4/Imagesce594fbe-f8f9-11df-a8dc-001b2429801e/DIP/objects/knightstour.pdf
processing completed
processing: inkscape /var/archivematica/sharedDirectory/.currentlyProcessing/4cc43ae3-00bf-4d58-ab2f-5cd3d5b693c4/Imagesce594fbe-f8f9-11df-a8dc-001b2429801e/objects/knightstour.eps --export-plain-svg=/var/archivematica/sharedDirectory/.currentlyProcessing/4cc43ae3-00bf-4d58-ab2f-5cd3d5b693c4/Imagesce594fbe-f8f9-11df-a8dc-001b2429801e/objects/03db58bd-eadd-4b69-bae3-74aa1ab701ceknightstour.svg
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  • (inkscape:24765): WARNING **: Unable to create profile directory (Permission denied) (13)
  • Message: Cannot create profile directory /home/archivematica/.config/inkscape.
  • Message: Inkscape will run with default settings, and new settings will not be saved.

(inkscape:24765): libgnomevfs-WARNING **: Unable to create ~/.gnome2 directory: No such file or directory

  • (inkscape:24765): WARNING **: Could not create extension error log file '/home/archivematica/.config/inkscape/extension-errors.log'
    processing completed
    GPL Ghostscript 8.71 (2010-02-10)
    Copyright (C) 2010 Artifex Software, Inc. All rights reserved.
    This software comes with NO WARRANTY: see the file PUBLIC for details.
    Processing pages 1 through 16.
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    Loading StandardSymL font from /usr/share/fonts/type1/gsfonts/s050000l.pfb... 2648580 1260947 2896740 1586011 3 done.
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    Loading NimbusRomNo9L-Regu font from /usr/share/fonts/type1/gsfonts/n021003l.pfb... 2705208 1328814 3066892 1527944 3 done.
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[g] New owner: epmclellan

#3 Updated by Evelyn McLellan almost 11 years ago

  • Status changed from New to Verified

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