F9 - cups - windows shared printer
craigwhite at azapple.com
Thu Jul 24 16:46:16 UTC 2008
On Fri, 2008-07-25 at 00:05 +1000, Andy Eager wrote:
> Craig White wrote:
> > On Thu, 2008-07-24 at 23:48 +1000, Andy Eager wrote:
> > > > As for Andy...I have not seen it reappear by itself even after printing
> > > > but I don't print all that much. Thus I don't see much need in patching
> > > > source and recompiling (seems to be overkill).
> > > >
> > > >
> > > If it's not reappearing then you're lucky in which case recompiling
> > > would be overkill.
> > > For me, (under F9 at least) it did reappear and I had no real choice.
> > > (I got sick of removing the line & restarting cups every time I wanted
> > > to print)
> > >
> > ----
> > one of the first things that I did when I ran into the problem was to
> > move /etc/cups/cupsd.conf and replace it with the rpmsave version since
> > this was an upgrade from earlier versions of Fedora.
> > I suspect that the earlier version of my cupsd.conf contributed to the
> > problem.
> > Was yours an upgrade from an earlier version of Fedora or was this a
> > clean F9 install?
> Sorry, actually F8. (though I think that's not relevant. It's the cups
> version that's relevant and seems to happen from 1.3.4 onwards.
> It was a clean F8 install.
> Even stranger, another box I have at work (also a clean F8 install)
> did what you described above, where I only had to remove that line
> If you look at the timestamp on your printers.conf, you'll see its
> updated whenever you print (after the job is submitted)
> Looking at the code, I think it might be a structure member that's not
> initialised and therefore whether or not this happens can be 'random'.
> (Didn't go into that deeply, just wanted it to work and was getting
> quite annoyed that I was blowing away a day just to be able to print)
came back when I tried to print from Firefox...
by all means add your insights/comments/frustrations
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