Bug#326626: parenthesis problem with gksu
sa at whiz.se
Sun May 27 19:29:49 UTC 2007
On Wed, 2007-05-23 at 12:27 +0200, Christian Wäckerlin wrote:
> it seems to have something to do with gksu.
> The bug only occurs when i select 'Authentication mode: su' in '
> How to reproduce the bug:
> 1: start gksu-properties and select 'Authentication mode: su'
> - I have also selected 'Grab mode: enable'.
> - No problem with 'Authentication mode: sudo'.
> 2: create a printer named 'Printer(PS)'
> - done via http://localhost:631/, but it should not matter.
> - selected IPP,ipp://10.0.0.1,Generic,'Generic PostScript Printer
> Foomatic/Postscript (recommended) (en)' (should not matter, but just in
> 3: start gnome-cups-manager
> - chri at chrilap:~$ LANG=en_GB gnome-cups-manager --sync
> (it will work with any locale)
> 4: right-click on 'Printer(PS)' and open the properties-window.
> 5: click on 'Become Administrator' as a result, the applcation will crash:
> chri at chrilap:~$ sh: -c: line 0: syntax error near unexpected token `('
> sh: -c: line 0: `gnome-cups-manager --properties Printer(PS)'
Thank you for these detailed instructions, it does indeed only happen
when gksu is in su mode.
The following line
gksu 'gnome-cups-manager --properties CUPS-(PDF)'
Works fine with sudo, but fails with su. I'm guessing this is a bug in
gksu and not gnome-cups-manager but I'm cc'ing the gksu developer to be
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