Bug 151979 - Can not import multiple PPD files for one printer model
Can not import multiple PPD files for one printer model
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: 2005-03-23 18:59 EST by George Liu
Modified: 2008-08-02 19:40 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-07-11 08:43:32 EDT
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Description George Liu 2005-03-23 18:59:49 EST
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Description of problem:
The printer model Ricoh Aficio 2600N is not included with   
redhat-config-printer.   
Imported Postscript PPD file from printer configuration tool and added   
printer. (Works fine)   
   
Imported a PCL5 PPD file (foomatic-ppd file) from printer configuration tool.   
(The PCL5 PPD and PS PPD have the same model name but different Nick/ShortNick   
name), and it says file imported.   
   
Try to add PCL5 printer, but PCL5 PPD is not in the list. There's no way to   
use the PCL5 PPD file (except using cups webui)   
   
   

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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Import PS PPD file 
2. Add printer, selecting PS PPD driver 
3. Import PCL PPD file 
4. Add printer 
    

Actual Results:   no PCL PPD file available 

Expected Results:   Both PS and PCL PPD file should be available for selection  

Additional info:
Comment 1 Matthew Miller 2006-07-10 16:46:07 EDT
Fedora Core 3 is now maintained by the Fedora Legacy project for security
updates only. If this problem is a security issue, please reopen and
reassign to the Fedora Legacy product. If it is not a security issue and
hasn't been resolved in the current FC5 updates or in the FC6 test
release, reopen and change the version to match.

Thank you!
Comment 2 Tim Waugh 2006-07-11 08:43:32 EDT
The whole business about needing to import PPDs into foomatic before they can be
used is gone in rawhide.
Comment 3 George Liu 2006-07-11 13:51:45 EDT
Yes, verified the functionality of creating print queue with customized PPD
files in FC6 test 1.
This bug should stay as closed. 
Comment 4 Matthew Miller 2006-07-11 13:52:33 EDT
Thanks!

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