Problem with Printer-Name Conversions
brent.fulgham at xpsystems.com
Wed Oct 4 16:52:03 GMT 2000
Were the Samba internals changed between the 1.9X series
and 2.0.5-ish to convert '$' to '_' when doing %p
The specific instance I'm researching involves a site
that had named several printers things like:
When they moved to 2.0.5, they started losing documents
sent to these printers.
The print logs show:
[filename] printed to _DELUXE
[filename] printed to _CSS
Which is just use of the "%p" tag in the print command:
print command: enq -P %p %s
Since no _DELUXE printer is set up to be understood
by the AIX enq (enqueue) command, the files get dropped.
I have already attempted to use the "valid character"
option in my smb.conf file, trying the literal '$'
character, it's ASCII decimal equivalent, and it's
ASCII Hex equivalent.
Any other ideas? (Aside from making them change the
printer name ;-)
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