[arch-general] cups 1.6.0 hitting testing

Leonid Isaev lisaev at umail.iu.edu
Thu Jul 26 22:00:09 EDT 2012

On Thu, 26 Jul 2012 20:44:16 +0200
Andreas Radke <andyrtr at archlinux.org> wrote:

> A major cups update hits testing. Cups has dropped native printer
> browsing support for Linux OS, you now need to run the avahi-daemon
> before you start cupsd.

So to be clear, this is only printer network discovery, right (at least that
is what I understood from fedora ML)? Is there a need for avahi if one
alaready knows the printer IP?

> Make sure you also cleanup your cupds.conf.
> My server seems to print well. Clients can see the printers in the
> print dialog here. Please report broken stuff you may find to our
> tracker or upstream.
> Note: Please also test the systemd-socket patch. My server is running
> initscripts so I can't test it. It has become a mix of the Fedora and
> the Gentoo patch (no big differences).
> -Andy

Leonid Isaev
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