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

David C. Rankin drankinatty at suddenlinkmail.com
Fri Jun 8 19:35:25 EDT 2012

On 06/08/2012 06:28 PM, David C. Rankin wrote:
> Guys,
>   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.

I should also note cups-filters-1.0.18-2 is up to date, so I can't explain why
parallel is missing?

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

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