Created attachment 592480 [details] gdb trace This happens because now they set up correctly custom options, a feature or bug fix introduced in . Discussion this issue upstream to the bug report mentioned in the commit lead to the conclusion that is a firefox/thunderbird issue rather than a gtk+ one. In there you will find as well two PPDs that lead to a crash.  http://git.gnome.org/browse/gtk+/commit/?h=gtk-2-24&id=8170436e61ea68c713d75ad374d22c3261be9203  https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=543520#c41
Component: General → Printing: Output
Product: Firefox → Core
QA Contact: general → printing
The crash itself is a bug in CUPS/GTK+ and should be fixed there but we should of course not send garbage.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Ever confirmed: true
Yes that seems to be the issue here. 1. cups has always crashed when you send custom fields not supported by the device. a cups bug. 2. gtk used to not properly send the custom data at all so avoided the issue. So, yes we should not be sending unsupported custom fields to a device, but that should not cause a crash either.
Is this still an issue in recent Firefox / GTK versions?
Ionuț no longer sees this issue
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: a year ago
Resolution: --- → WORKSFORME
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