Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 213508
Communication between PyQt and HPLIP is broken. See HPLIP Help maillist for a lot of information. Sending faxes is impossible
Last modified: 2008-05-06 12:39:27 EDT
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Description of problem:
Quote from the mailing list:
"on the transition from PyQt 3.15 to 3.16 a new bug was introduced
which broke inter-process communication (IPC) between hpssd and
hp-sendfax (a fax job sent into the "hpfax:/..." queue is forwarded to
the hp-sendfax of the user who sent the job by hpssd and supposed to
stay in the CUPS queue when hp-sendfax is not running in the sender's
account). From PyQt 3.16 on Fax jobs sent out by hpssd seem to run into
a black hole instead of being picked up by hp-sendfax."
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install any HPLIP network fax
2. Run hp-sendfax
3. Print to fax from any program
hp-sendfax should have received notification that it needs to aquire faxing info
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