Bug 131912 - Two new entries every five seconds in /var/log/cups/access_log
Two new entries every five seconds in /var/log/cups/access_log
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: desktop-printing (Show other bugs)
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i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Colin Walters
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Reported: 2004-09-06 13:48 EDT by Mike
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-09-13 16:12:45 EDT
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tail -f of /var/log/cups/access_log on my system (680 bytes, text/plain)
2004-09-06 13:49 EDT, Mike
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Description Mike 2004-09-06 13:48:35 EDT
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.7) Gecko/20040619

Description of problem:
I'm not positive this is a bug but it seems odd behavior, hence, this
bug report.  

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
cups-1.1.21-1.rc2.1

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. tail -f /var/log/cups/access_log
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Actual Results:  two new entries every five seconds

Expected Results:  no new entries

Additional info:
Comment 1 Mike 2004-09-06 13:49:38 EDT
Created attachment 103512 [details]
tail -f of /var/log/cups/access_log on my system
Comment 2 Tim Waugh 2004-09-07 04:31:20 EDT
Nothing to do with cups; perhaps eggcups?
Comment 3 Mike 2004-09-07 08:57:17 EDT
With the eggcups clue in hand, I located your description of the
problem here:

http://www.linuxprinting.org/pipermail/general-list/2003q2/003931.html

Would it be correct to asssume that a fix is in progress along the
lines you suggested in this message or has this already been addressed
and we are looking at a different problem now?

Thanks, Mike Klinke
Comment 4 Tim Waugh 2004-09-07 09:01:07 EDT
eggcups is an entirely different animal now.  If it's polling every
five seconds, that's probably not what we want..
Comment 5 Colin Walters 2004-09-07 10:43:45 EDT
This is probably eggcups polling (via libgnomecups) for new (and
removed) printers.  To fix this we'd need to emit a D-BUS signal when
the printer list changes instead of polling.  

Comment 6 Colin Walters 2004-09-13 16:12:45 EDT
This should be fixed with the latest libgnomecups and cups uploads
which should show up after FC2t2.

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