Bug 128789 - Add a way to query for printer drivers
Add a way to query for printer drivers
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: system-config-printer (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Tim Waugh
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Reported: 2004-07-29 12:19 EDT by John (J5) Palmieri
Modified: 2013-03-13 00:46 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: 0.6.105-1
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Last Closed: 2004-07-30 12:07:36 EDT
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Description John (J5) Palmieri 2004-07-29 12:19:54 EDT
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Description of problem:
match-driver    returns the best match driver for given make and model
                an empty string is returned if no match can be made 
 
                options:
 
                --make=make
                the IEEE 1284 MANUFACTURER string, or the printer
                manufacturer's name as listed in the foomatic database.
                required.
 
                --model=model
                the IEEE 1284 MODEL string, or the printer model as listed
                in the foomatic database.  required.

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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. run printconf-tui match-driver --make=<make> --model=<model>


    

Expected Results:  prints out the printer driver to standard out or an
empty string if no driver matched

Additional info:
Comment 1 Tim Waugh 2004-07-30 08:22:39 EDT
I've got a first attempt at this going.  Do you need this to run a
non-root?  Currently printconf-tui refuses to do anything unless it's
root.
Comment 2 John (J5) Palmieri 2004-07-30 11:23:54 EDT
root is fine.

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