[Samba] printing info needed

Gerald Carter jerry at samba.org
Tue Feb 12 09:49:03 GMT 2002

On Tue, 12 Feb 2002, Martin Zielinski wrote:

> Hello experts, I really did'nt want to, but now I have to understand
> what's really going on when trying to print. I need to know why the hp
> 9x0C deskjet printqueue even don't want to open the properties window
> and sometimes the KXdrivers from Kyocera refuse to print. I can find
> questions in the lists but no answeres. As there is so much
> documentation and source code on the one hand and MS secrets on the
> other, I really can't find out where I can find the infos I need.
> Please give me some hints, where I can find precise informations about 
> spoolss, the PIPE commands and how the installed drivers are involved in the 
> communication with the samba server (what they are expecting and so on).
> Of course I'd let you know, if I find something out regarding to open 
> problems.


Many of the SPOOLSS calls map onto Win32 calls.  See the Printing 
API information at msdn.microsoft.com.

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