Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 65094
jobs are left in the printer queue after printing
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:42:38 EDT
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Description of problem:
When I print jobs, they print correctly, but they are never removed from the
queue (though they get the rank "done") and the files are left in the
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Print a text file "lpr test"
2. Print a second test file "lpr test2"
3. Print a third test file "lpr test3"
4. View the queue "lpq"
Actual Results: The jobs are printed correctly but 2 jobs are left in the spool
and not removed from the queue. You will see their status with the "lpq"
command. Actually, the two jobs are always the first and the last printed.
Expected Results: The jobs should be removed and the files cleaned from the
If I restart the lpd daemon, the last job is cleaned, but the first one remains
in the spool
I believe that this is intentional. See the CHANGES file.
I agree it is intentional to leave the last "N" printed jobs for status purposes, but I
believe it is a bug that the 1st one you ever print is always there!
Oh I see. Yes.
*** Bug 62939 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
*** Bug 69759 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Closing, since we use CUPS now.