[Samba] Problems loading printer list using Samba 2.2.7a with CUPS

Kurt Pfeifle kpfeifle at danka.de
Thu Feb 13 19:57:00 GMT 2003

Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote on Samba-Digest:

> On 11 Feb 2003, Sean Millichamp wrote:
>> I am using Samba to successfully load the printer list directly from
>> CUPS with one fairly significant caveat.
>> If a printer is added to CUPS while Samba is running there is apparently
>> nothing I can do to have it visibly appear when doing a list of the
>> services in Samba (such as with "smbclient -L").  This is also a problem
>> if Samba starts before CUPS in the boot sequence.
> known bug.  The workaround i think is to send a HUP signal to the smbd in 
> question.  Will be fixed in 3.0.  

Is it possible to fix this in 2.2.8 too?

Please, please consider to fix this also in the next (last?) 2.2.x release.

> Are you using and addprinter command in smb.conf?  If so I can probably 
> send you a small patch for 2.2.
> cheers, jerry
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