Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 988936
HPCupFilter.cpp flooding syslog
Last modified: 2013-08-14 23:00:09 EDT
Description of problem:
HPCupsFilter.cpp flooding syslog
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Print something
In hplip 3.13.5, there are what look to be leftover debugging lines add to HPCupsFilter.cpp, causing /var/log/syslog (and the systemd journal) to be flooded with:
prnt/hpcups/HPCupsFilter.cpp 157: ERROR: File pointer is NULL!
error messages whenever something is printed to the point that rate-limiting kicks in.
See also https://bugs.launchpad.net/hplip/+bug/1186406. That bug has a
link to a patch to remove the annoying messages
No log spam and the attendant systemd-journald CPU utilization spike.
hplip-3.13.7-1.fc18 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 18.
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 18 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing hplip-3.13.7-1.fc18'
as soon as you are able to.
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Just updated and printed without any syslog spam from hpcups. Left good karma.
It works, thanks for the quick response!
hplip-3.13.7-1.fc18 has been pushed to the Fedora 18 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.