[PATCH] Should we continue to support CUPS printing without cups-devel?

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Wed Sep 5 10:25:41 MDT 2012

On Wed, Sep 05, 2012 at 09:27:56PM +1000, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> We seem to have two different modes for CUPS printing.
> We can print directly to the cups libs (reliable) or via the old lp
> system, just using command line defaults that should match what a cups
> install is expected to do. 
> I'm proposing something like the attached.  This way, printing=cups will
> only actually be accepted by loadparm if we compiled with cups.  
> The idea is to either clearly work, or clearly fail.  What do others
> think?  (If folks really do want to print via the cups lp binary, they
> can always set printing=bsd and fill in the various commands manually)
> What do others think?

+1 from me - thanks !


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