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Bug 3192 - Don't Print RPM File
Summary: Don't Print RPM File
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: rhs-printfilters
Version: 1.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bill Nottingham
QA Contact:
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 1999-06-01 09:59 UTC by ohmori
Modified: 2014-03-17 02:09 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 1999-06-18 16:16:42 UTC

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Description ohmori 1999-06-01 09:59:47 UTC
When print the RPM file (e.g. lpr foo.rpm), Nothing print

But from the document
RPM files can be printed.

> If you have a PostScript printer, or have configured a
print filter
> using Ghostscript, then the following types of files can
be printed
> and they will be converted to PostScript automatically:

------- Email Received From  Norihito Ohmori <> 06/01/99 06:03 -------

Comment 1 Cristian Gafton 1999-06-16 15:42:59 UTC
is this still valid?

assigned to notting.

the patch sent has some security problems, but that would be the
general idea.

Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 1999-06-16 15:46:59 UTC
the fix is to actually fix RPM to work on queries
from standard input again...

Comment 3 Jeff Johnson 1999-06-18 00:24:59 UTC
Here's what works (rpm-3.0.2-0.3 but all rpm-3.0 should be same):

bash$ cat rpm-devel-3.0.2-0.3.sparc.rpm | rpm -qp -- -
Broken pipe
krusty:/D/6.1/sparc 776 bash$

Comment 4 Bill Nottingham 1999-06-18 16:16:59 UTC
fixed in rhs-printfilters-1.55

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