[Pkg-samba-maint] Bug#251824: this should be reopened now the CUPS is selected by default it appears there is no way to use lprng without cups
legal at mianos.com
Sat Dec 8 07:31:00 UTC 2007
Ok, you are 100% correct and it's my mistake for not looking in the
I did look at the "changelog.Debian.gz" and understood it's CUPs by
default but did not look at the NEWS.debian update.
On the other hand can you add leave your note to the end of the closed
bug item as that bit was rather easy to find.
Sorry to trouble you.
Steve Langasek wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 08, 2007 at 12:44:06PM +1100, Rob Fowler wrote:
>> With an unchanged configuration file (as above) it is no longer possible
>> to use lprng without full cupssys installed.
>> samba 3.0.27a-1
>> Log file:
>> log.smbd:[2007/12/08 11:36:16, 0] printing/print_cups.c:cups_connect(69)
>> log.smbd: Unable to connect to CUPS server localhost:631 - Connection
>> lprng generate printer list is no longer shown with the smb.conf
>> unchanged and working fromt he previous release.
> Did you read the information in NEWS.Debian (as advertised via
> samba (3.0.26a-2) unstable; urgency=low
> * Default printing system has changed from BSD to CUPS
> Previous versions of this package were configured to use BSD lpr as the
> default printing system. With this version of Samba, the default has
> been changed to CUPS for consistency with the current default printer
> handling in the rest of the system.
> If you wish to continue using the BSD printing interface from Samba, you
> will need to set "printing = bsd" manually in /etc/samba/smb.conf. If
> you wish to use CUPS printing but have previously set any of the
> "print command", "lpq command", or "lprm command" options in smb.conf,
> you will want to remove these settings from your config. Otherwise, if
> you have the cupsys package installed, Samba should begin to use it
> automatically with no action on your part.
> -- Steve Langasek <vorlon at debian.org> Wed, 14 Nov 2007 17:19:36 -0800
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