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Bug#311774: lprng: Fails to print to localhost when named pipe is missing



>>>>> "CS" == Craig Small <csmall@enc.com.au> writes:

 CS> On Mon, Mar 13, 2006 at 09:55:51AM +0100, Anders Boström wrote:
 >> I'm not quite sure what you mean... I've never used the
 >> force_localhost directive, and if I turn it on, direct printing is
 >> turned on, but I don't want that, I want to use the local
 >> spool. Without force_localhost, I just get this:
 CS> It is turned on.  So that means it is trying to get to the socket
 CS> which means it gives errors like:

 >> Printer 'sda4_local@localhost' - cannot open connection - No such file or directory
 >> Make sure the remote host supports the LPD protocol

 CS> The problem is your printcap shows all these things that make sense
 CS> outside the chroot but do not make sense inside it.  Unless you tell it
 CS> otherwise, it will attempt to contact the daemon through the socket.

Yes, that's what this report is all about! How do I avoid usage of the
local socket??? How do I "tell it otherwise"???

At least document the current (miss)behavior, and suggest a
work-around! Mount bind of /var/run is the best I've come up with.

/ Anders




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