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

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Thu Feb 13 22:05:09 GMT 2003

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On Thu, 13 Feb 2003, Kurt Pfeifle wrote:

> 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.

If you are using an addprinter command in smb.conf, then yes.
But the "printcap cache" wil wait until 3.0 (seeing it it hasn't been 
imlemented yet).

cheers, jerry
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