[Samba] samba+cups failure - no printers in the share list

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Tue Oct 14 16:39:05 GMT 2008

On Tue, Oct 14, 2008 at 10:11:34AM +0200, LÉVAI Dániel wrote:
> Martin Zielinski wrote:
>> Hi!
>> Self compiled Samba?
>> Does "ldd smbd" has a link to libcups?
>> If you have a smbd that is linked to libcups and cups is running, it  
>> will work!
>> Only reason why it wouldn't could be access rights in your cups  
>> configuration.
>> After you verified, that libcups is used, it might be a good idea to  
>> increase the log level of samba and cups and examine the logfiles. They 
>> might contain the information you need.
>> Bye,
>> Martin
> Thanks Martin for the tips.
> While checking cups' logs, it showed me the infamous "Unsupported  
> character set" error, and after reading the bug reports regarding this,  
> I've converted the server to use utf8. Now samba can get the printers  
> from cups.

I've fixed this in the 3.2.x git tree, so should work
correctly in the next 3.2.x release.


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