Bug 75731 - dvips can't open pipe to lpr
Summary: dvips can't open pipe to lpr
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 71650
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: tetex (Show other bugs)
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Version: 8.0
Hardware: i686 Linux
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Assignee: Tim Waugh
QA Contact: David Lawrence
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Reported: 2002-10-11 16:45 UTC by Scott Walter
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:47 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-10-11 16:45:37 UTC
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Description Scott Walter 2002-10-11 16:45:31 UTC
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Description of problem:
dvips complains with `dvips: ! couldn't open output pipe', but I can cat file.ps
| lpr w/o difficulty. The problem disappeared when I replaced dvips with the
file from the 7.3 distro.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.dvips file.dvi

Actual Results:  dvips: ! couldn't open output pipe

Expected Results:  Like, a printed page on the Laserjet...

Additional info:

I checked the dvips version on 7.3 and 8.0, and it is the same, but the file
sizes differ. I did an upgrade to 8.0 from 7.3, not a bare-bones install.

Comment 1 Tim Waugh 2002-10-11 16:48:55 UTC

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

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