Bug 78536

Summary: dvips secure mode incorrectly setup
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Ian <i.thurlbeck>
Component: tetexAssignee: Tim Waugh <twaugh>
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE QA Contact: David Lawrence <dkl>
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Description Ian 2002-11-25 10:08:09 UTC
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Description of problem:
The dvips 'secure' mode patch:
Patch85: tetex-1.0.7-dvips-secure.patch
leaves dvips in a 'broken' state.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.dvips file.dvi
2.dvips -R0 file.dvi

Actual Results:  This is dvips(k) 5.86 Copyright 1999 Radical Eye Software
' TeX output 2002.11.22:0922' -> |lpr
dvips: ! couldn't open output pipe

Expected Results:  In the second step 2. secure mode should have been switched off.

Additional info:

The secure mode patch isn't complete. The procesing for the -R0
option has not been included

Workaround: put dvips in filter mode:

dvips -f file.dvi | lpr

Comment 1 Tim Waugh 2002-11-25 10:10:23 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 71650 ***