[Samba] CUPS printer names with spaces in them... Work or Not?

Martyn Ranyard ranyardm at lineone.net
Wed Feb 6 06:18:10 GMT 2002

At 06:06 AM 2/6/02 -0800, Bryan Fetzer wrote:
>So here's what I have come up with.
>1.I could simply just setup the printers using some
>other naming method in CUPS and then share out the
>CUPS printers via Samba using the original naming
>method that we are dealing with rightnow. (I know this
>will work)
>------if this is the route I HAVE to go, how can I
>suppress samba automatically sharing out the CUPS

This one I can help with !!

set load printers = no in /etc/smb.conf

>2.The easier/harder method would be for someone to
>help me figure out how/if CUPS will support printer
>names with spaces in the name.

Not knowing cups (and presuming it is GPL) the only suggestion I can make 
is get hold of the source and see.

Hope this helps.

Martyn Ranyard

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