Bug 86034 - /usr/bin/escputil should be sgid lp
/usr/bin/escputil should be sgid lp
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: gimp-print (Show other bugs)
8.0
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Assigned To: Tim Waugh
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Reported: 2003-03-12 13:56 EST by Robert M. Riches Jr.
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-03-12 14:21:10 EST
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Description Robert M. Riches Jr. 2003-03-12 13:56:21 EST
Description of problem:
File /usr/bin/escputil, installed as part of gimp-print-utils,
should be sgid lp in order to access the printer hardware.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
gimp-print-utils-4.2.1-5

How reproducible:
100%

Steps to Reproduce:
1. On a system with an Epson printer on /dev/usb/lp1,
   run escputil -i -r /dev/usb/lp1
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Actual results:
Permission denied.

Expected results:
It should return the ink level.

Additional info:
Okay, maybe this should be low priority.
Comment 1 Tim Waugh 2003-03-12 14:21:10 EST
Not going to happen.

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