[Samba] CUPS postscript driver - setting up **ERRATA**
chris at ion-dreams.com
Mon Feb 2 09:23:12 GMT 2004
> Subject: [Samba] CUPS postscript driver - setting up **ERRATA**
> > [Samba] CUPS postscript driver - setting up **ERRATA**
> > Chris Aitken chris at ion-dreams.com
> > Thu Jan 29 12:14:02 GMT 2004
> > Hi All,
> > Following instructions from here:
> > http://samba.mirror.ac.uk/samba/docs/man/CUPS-printing.html#id2942237
> > and also in the "Official Samba Howto" book, I tried to install
> the CUPS PS
> > driver using cupsaddsmb.
> > It failed due to various reasons, and then I finally got it to work.
> > When I unpacked the latest tar.gz file
> (cups-samba-5.0rc3.tar.gz) it doesn't
> > unpack the files as:
> > cupsdrvr.dll
> > cupsui.dll
> > cups.hlp
> > but as
> > cupsdrv5.dll (5 instead of r)
> > cupsui5.dll (extra 5)
> > cups5.hlp (extra 5).
> That version 5 of the CUPS PostScript Driver is not (yet) meant to
> be used with cupsaddsmb. (Unfortunately its docu doesn't make that
> really clear).
> It is meant to be used by the "CUPS IPP Client for Win NT/2K/XP" (which
> allows driver and printer installation on the clients without and
> independently of Samba. Also, it is a "version 3" driver (non-Kernel
> mode), IIRC (but I might err).
I was wondering whether it was a version 3 driver or not - either way,
cupsaddsmb stuff it into W32X86\2\, as a kernel mode driver.
It works though - once the files are renamed (after untarring).
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