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/etc/cups/mime.convs should be world readable #1565

michaelrsweet opened this issue Apr 14, 2006 · 1 comment

/etc/cups/mime.convs should be world readable #1565

michaelrsweet opened this issue Apr 14, 2006 · 1 comment


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michaelrsweet commented Apr 14, 2006

Version: 1.2rc2 User: twaugh.redhat

/etc/cups/mime.convs should be world readable, otherwise programs like
hp-sendfax can not run.

[bjohnson@localhost ~]$ hp-sendfax
[ERROR]: Coverpages disabled. Reportlab not installed.

HP Linux Imaging and Printing System (ver. 0.9.10)
PC Sendfax Utility ver. 1.7

Copyright (c) 2003-6 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, LP
This software comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY.
This is free software, and you are welcome to distribute it
under certain conditions. See COPYING file for more details.

Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/bin/hp-sendfax", line 369, in ?
File "/usr/bin/hp-sendfax", line 344, in main
File "/usr/share/hplip/ui/", line 124, in init
self.allowable_mime_types = cups.getAllowableMIMETypes()
File "/usr/share/hplip/prnt/", line 109, in getAllowableMIMETypes
conv_file = file(f, 'r')
IOError: [Errno 13] Permission denied: '/etc/cups/mime.convs'


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michaelrsweet commented Apr 17, 2006 User: mike

Fixed in Subversion repository.

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