setting up samba server for remote printer driver download

Gerald Carter jerry at
Sun Mar 24 20:50:11 GMT 2002

On Fri, 22 Mar 2002, Steven French wrote:

> >We've had a lot of reported problems with the CUPS "cupsaddsmb"
> >program when adding the Adobe PS drivers via smbclient and rpcclient.
> >Everything worked in 2.2.2, but broke starting with 2.2.3.
> I see the drivername dumped to a temporary log entry in
> construct_printer_info_2 (immediately before it is copied to the return
> buffer) but don't see it on the wire.
> FYI - The construct_printer_info_1 routine looks interestingly different
> between Samba 2..2.3a and head
> The first sub-field within the printer_info_1 "description" field is filled
> in 2.2.3a with get_called_name() prepended to the printername while in head
> this subfield is simply printername.

I consider SAMBA_2_2 to be the authoritative printing code base because it 
has had much more testing that HEAD.  I think HEAD is wrong.


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