[Samba] Samba 3.2.0 using CUPS -- Print Spooler not clearing out printed jobs

Chris Hall chris.hall at halldom.com
Fri Jul 25 12:02:49 GMT 2008

On Fri, 25 Jul 2008 Karolin Seeger (Karolin Seeger <ks at sernet.de>) wrote
>Hi Chris,
>On Thu, Jul 24, 2008 at 06:58:16PM +0100, Chris Hall wrote:
>> I'm running Samba 3.2.0-17.fc9 as a PDC, serving a printer using CUPS.
>> When I look at the state of the printer under Windows XP I see that jobs
>> which have completed are still listed.
>> When I look in the printing/<printer>.tdb, there are all the jobs.
>> There is nothing left in /var/spool/samba.
>> There are only the completed control files in /var/spool/cups.
>> It appears either that Samba is not noticing that the print jobs have
>> completed, or it is failing to update the printing/<printer>.tdb file... or
>> something else.
>> Any clues where I should look ?  I tried winding up the logging level, but
>> nothing obvious appeared.

>that's a bug (the printer queue update is not called).

Ah.  How wonderfully straightforward :-)

>A possible patch is ready and in Volker's batch for review. ;-)
>It will be fixed with 3.2.1 (planned release date August 5).

I look forward to it.

>I am going to open a bug report about this one.
>Thanks for the report!

My pleasure.  Thank you.

Chris Hall   @ Home                                  +44 (0)7970 277 383

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