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[hylafax-users] Receive as pdf attachment
I had the same problem of zero lenght PDF attachments. It looks like uuencode
is not installed. On RedHat systems, you need the RPM package called
In the RPM spec file, I added these two lines:
requires: ghostscript-fonts >= 5.5
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>>> Receiving attachment as tiff is ok
>>> Receiving attachment as pdf (set in FaxDispatch) only attaches a pdf
>>> file zero bytes long.
>> Try calling faxrcvd-script manually (see in log/cxxxxxxx which
>> parameters are used) and watch the output. It has to be called from
>> Mostly there are problems with filename/path, gs, fonts ... that
>> result in a problem generating the ps-file.
> Sorry, I was a little too quick. Running bin/faxrcvd manually actually
> produces a correct pdf-file whereas it does not when receiving normally.
So, everything is OK with faxrcvd.
> My assumption is that it has to do with not finding Ghostscript but I
> don't know where this information should be given to the script...
The path to gs is set in etc/setup.cache. But this could not be the
problem when all works manually.
Were you logged in as root when doing it manually? Try as user uucp/fax.
May be there is a problem with execution rights.
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