Failure to Print Multiple Copiee with Raw Option

Lucky Leavell lucky.william.leavell at
Wed Sep 10 14:01:20 PDT 2008

Cups Version: 1.4svn
OS: RHEL 5.1

When printing multiple copies from the command line:

     lp -d <printer_name> -n 2 -o raw <file_name>

only one copy prints. Multiple copies works fine when omitting the raw option. I first observed this with v1.2.4 on RHEL5/CentOS5 and verified it also occurs with v1.3.7(OpenSuSE 11.0, Fedora 9) and, based on previous postings to this forum, downloaded the latest v1.4 development version, compiled it on RHEL5.1, and verified that the problem persists.
(I have also verified that the problem does not exist in v1.1.22 under RHEL4.)

(The printer in this case is a HP DesignJet 4550ps using the 5500ps PPD file printing PDF files. It also occurs for TIFF files.)

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