Bug#220538: glabels: Segfaults when printing to cups printer

Ross Burton Ross Burton <ross@debian.org>, 220538@bugs.debian.org
Thu, 13 Nov 2003 13:05:13 +0000

On Thu, 2003-11-13 at 11:57, Andrew Lau wrote:
> Ramin, please disable SSL on your CUPS connection and see if the bug
> still happens. I'm not 100% sure about your backtrace, so please do the
> following.

Good move -- that stack looks suspicious but it does clearly point at

> If the output is different, please resend it. In the meantime, I'm going
> to reopen and reassign this bug report to libgnomecups1.0-1 and see if
> Ross Burton can make any sense out of it.

Eek! ;)

Everyone appears to think that libgnomecups has something to do with
printing in GNOME -- all libgnomecups does is wrap the CUPS printing
service API in GObjects.

> Ross: What on Earth is causing this? libgnomeprint, libgnomecupsys,
> cupsys, libssl? I can't tell where it's starting at the moment.

>From that stack, libssl but it may be caused by dodgy data in cupsys. 
libgnomecups isn't involved here (its only used by gnome-cups-manager)
and if libgnomeprint was passing bad data, cupsys shouldn't crash.

Hopefully a non-SSL'd stack will tell us more information.

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