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Bug 78536 - dvips secure mode incorrectly setup
dvips secure mode incorrectly setup
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 71650
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: tetex (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Tim Waugh
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2002-11-25 05:08 EST by Ian
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:48 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-11-25 05:08:15 EST
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Description Ian 2002-11-25 05:08:09 EST
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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 05:10:23 EST

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

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