Printer Change Notification in Samba 2.2.1a

Pradeepa Venkatswamy pradeepa.venkatswamy at
Wed Apr 16 04:29:19 GMT 2003

Is there any possibility to bring up "printer change notification" alone
in samba 2.2.1a?
Is there any patch?


-----Original Message-----
From: Gerald (Jerry) Carter [mailto:jerry at] 
Sent: Monday, April 14, 2003 7:14 PM
To: Pradeepa Venkatswamy
Cc: samba-technical at
Subject: Re: Printer Change Notification in Samba 2.2.1a

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On Mon, 14 Apr 2003, Pradeepa Venkatswamy wrote:

> We are using samba version 2.2.1a on linux.Does it support printer 
> change notification?

probably not very well.  The print change notify code was reworked 
in SAMBA_3_0 (but you really should upgrade to 2.2.8a for security 

> The problem we are facing is, We have configured the printer share and

> printing is happening.But the print queue is not getting refreshed 
> automatically.Every time we need to do manual refresh to see the 
> status of print jobs in print queue.

Yeah this is fixed in SAMBA_3_0.

chers, jerry
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