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Bug 78536 - dvips secure mode incorrectly setup
Summary: dvips secure mode incorrectly setup
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 71650
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: tetex
Version: 8.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Tim Waugh
QA Contact: David Lawrence
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2002-11-25 10:08 UTC by Ian
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:48 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2002-11-25 10:08:15 UTC

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Description Ian 2002-11-25 10:08:09 UTC
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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 10:10:23 UTC

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

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