make_printerdef & automatically setting up printer drivers

Gerald Carter gcarter at
Sat Apr 21 10:21:37 GMT 2001

On Fri, 20 Apr 2001 16:19:50 Patrick Goetz wrote:
> Quoted from the Samba-HOWTO-Collection:
> "The additional functionality provided by the new SPOOLSS support
> includes:
> Support for downloading printer driver files to Windows 95/98/NT/2000
> clients upon demand."
> Does anyone know how to go about setting this up or 
> where this might be documented?  There doesn't seem to be 
> anything in the Samba-HOWTO-Collection or the 
> samba/docs/textdocs directories, and the
> instructions given in "Using Samba" by Eckstein, et. al. 
> are both woefully out of date and incorrect.

Instructions are included in the PDF file.  Did you read the
entire chapter?  I've updated the doc some in the latest 2.2 CVS.
PRINTER_DRIVER2.txt has been rolled into the HOWTO PDF file.

Cheers, jerry
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