Patch to make "driver file =" a share level parameter

David S. Chappell David.Chappell at
Fri Jun 9 15:08:46 GMT 2000

At 12:11 PM 06/08/2000 -0700, you wrote:
>"David S. Chappell" wrote:
>>The following patch (against Samba 2.0.7) makes "driver file =" a share
level parameter.  This >>allows each print spooler to provide its own
driver definition file.
>Thanks for that - this looks good and also fits well into
>the print subsystem rewrite going on now.
>I'll add it into 3.0 and 2.2.x.

I forgot the documentation patch.  I have attached it below.

I was supprised to see your reference to 3.0 and 2.2.x.  I have been
spending the morning trying to figure out which CVS branches those are.  As
far as I can tell, 3.0 is the HEAD (and default) branch.  But in which
branch is 2.2.x development occuring?

The file <> is still horribly out of date.  The
CVS archive now contains dozens of branches, many of them with confusing
names.  Is there a list somewhere which explains what they are for and
which ones are active?  If not, I would like to start one.  Perhaps a link
to it could be placed on the CVS page.

The list archive is missing at the moment, but when it comes back up I
suspect that I could identify a lot of them from there.  Some of them I
suspect are Luke's, so he might be able to tell us what they are and
whether they are still active.  Does anyone else know of any other sources
of information?

--- smb.conf.5.yo.orig	Fri Jun  9 10:24:46 2000
+++ smb.conf.5.yo	Fri Jun  9 10:29:15 2000
@@ -1,6 +1,6 @@
 mailto(samba at 
-manpage(smb.conf htmlcommand((5)))(5)(23 Oct 1998)(Samba)(SAMBA)
+manpage(smb.conf htmlcommand((5)))(5)(9 Jun 2000)(Samba)(SAMBA)
 manpagename(smb.conf)(The configuration file for the Samba suite)
@@ -668,8 +668,6 @@
 it() link(bf(printcap name))(printcapname)
-it() link(bf(printer driver file))(printerdriverfile)
 it() link(bf(protocol))(protocol)
 it() link(bf(read bmpx))(readbmpx)
@@ -956,6 +954,8 @@
 it() link(bf(printer driver location))(printerdriverlocation)
+it() link(bf(printer driver file))(printerdriverfile)
 it() link(bf(printer name))(printername)
 it() link(bf(printing))(printing)
@@ -4815,7 +4815,7 @@
 	printer driver = HP LaserJet 4L
-dit(bf(printer driver file (G)))
+dit(bf(printer driver file (S)))
 This parameter tells Samba where the printer driver definition file,
 used when serving drivers to Windows 95 clients, is to be found. If

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