[arch-general] Why was /usr/lib/cups/backend/parallel dropped from cups?

David C. Rankin drankinatty at suddenlinkmail.com
Fri Jun 8 19:28:31 EDT 2012


  After updates to cups yesterday, printing to a laserjet4 stopped working.
After searching, I discovered /usr/lib/cups/backend/parallel did not exist. Why
was it removed from cups PKGBUILD? The size is minimal in the days of gigabyte
drives and there are still many parallel and serial printers.

David C. Rankin, J.D.,P.E.

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