[Samba] which print tool: CUPS vs BSD?
kpfeifle at danka.de
Thu Apr 22 14:16:31 GMT 2004
Joe Cipale wrote:
> Kurt Pfeifle wrote:
>>>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.
>>>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. ;-)
> Sounds like I may have to:
> 1 - Reinstall Samba and make sure I have the cups option compiled in.
First check your current version:
ldd `which smbd` | grep cups
should output something like
libcups.so.2 => /usr/lib/libcups.so.2 (0x4002f000)
Or, in Samba-3, use
smbd -b | grep -i cups
and look for
> 2 - Validate whcih vers of CUPS I am using. (IS there a way to do that?)
> Thanks in advance,
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