Bug#280718: Status?

Ross Burton ross at burtonini.com
Wed Feb 15 17:53:58 UTC 2006

On Wed, 2006-02-15 at 09:39 -0800, Ryan Lovett wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 15, 2006 at 11:16:01AM +0100, Loïc Minier wrote:
> > On jeu, déc 08, 2005, Ryan Lovett wrote:
> > > Is there any word on the status of this DBUS-enabled CUPS? We also see this
> > > behavior. Could the polling interval be configurable?
> > 
> >  You are aware that the DBUS-enabled CUPS would only help to contact a
> >  locally running CUPS?  (Which helps in the XDMCP case.)
> Why couldn't it contact a remote CUPS server running DBUS?

Because the DBus transport over TCP/IP doesn't have a working
authentication implementation, so either you don't use it or random
people on your network can send DBus messages as you.

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