1.5.17 regression - 'printer name is invalid' is back

Christopher Faylor cgf-no-personal-reply-please@cygwin.com
Wed Jun 1 02:24:00 GMT 2005

On Tue, May 31, 2005 at 06:39:51PM -0700, Tim Beuman wrote:
>This problem probably is a result of the modifications in 
>src/winsup/cywin/path.cc introduced in version 3.373.
>lpr.exe uses cygwin_conv_to_win32_path() which now is forced to check 
>for non-absolute pathnames only:
>version 1.373:
>path_conv p (path, PC_SYM_FOLLOW | PC_NO_ACCESS_CHECK | PC_NOFULL);
>version 1.372:
>path_conv p (path, PC_SYM_FOLLOW | PC_NO_ACCESS_CHECK);
>lpr.exe probably should use cygwin_conv_to_full_win32_path() for a 
>remote printer (and a local printer too?).

Corinna fixed this problem on Saturday but I neglected to produce a new
snapshot.  I'll do that now.


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