Filling the DRIVER_INFO_3 struct from the command line
Jean Francois Micouleau
Jean-Francois.Micouleau at dalalu.fr
Sat Aug 5 10:57:52 GMT 2000
On Fri, 4 Aug 2000, Gerald Carter wrote:
> Warning!!! Lot's of hex numbers to follow. Not
> many questions. More information than anything else.
> * The Drivername is the name of the previously
> installed WinNT driver. Q? Do you always have
> to install a Winedows NT printer driver prior to
> a Windows 9x one?
on NT: yes, you can't create a printer without a native driver.
> * The configfile field has a value. Since make_printerdef
> does not save this valie currently, I wonder why it
> was considered to not be important. Also, I will need
> to check the printer's INF file to see where it came from.
I don't remember.
> ; name - notice that this the name of
> ; of the Windows NT driver already installed.
> ; **not ** the name of the driver selected
> ; from the Win9x INF file.
yep. the APW does a getprinterinfo() at level 2 first to retrieve the
> ; environment - this is add you would expect
> ; driverpath
> ; datafile
> ; configfile - where did we get this from?
> ; the current make_printerdef does not seem
> ; to include it.
on 95 the driverpath and configfile are the same ?
> ; remainder of stuff I'm not interested in
> ; at the moment
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