[Samba] which print tool: CUPS vs BSD?

Kurt Pfeifle kpfeifle at danka.de
Thu Apr 22 09:30:59 GMT 2004

> Joe Cipale joec at aracnet.com
> Tue Apr 20 20:57:34 GMT 2004
> Which printing mnechansim works best with Samba? CUPS or BSD?

CUPS. libcups.so is linked into Samba (if configured with this
-- default -- option). CUPS is also much more advanced and
feature-rich than BSD.

> I suspect
> that BSD support in Samba is not the greatest.

Don't blame Samba for that....  ;-)

The reason is, that BSD-printing doesn't support much by itself.  ;-)

> Regards,
> Joe


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