Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 200393
Always shows driver dialog on log-in
Last modified: 2013-03-13 00:51:00 EDT
Description of problem:
Even when a queue has been automatically created by hal-lpadmin, eggcups shows a
dialog asking which driver to use.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Plug in a printer
2. Log in on VT1 and observe 'lpstat -s' -- queue is already added
3. Log in via GDM
'Select driver' dialog
This patch makes it work as I expect it to.
Why is eggcups looking at gconf? What's that for?
Created attachment 133148 [details]
How does it work in stateless? If I reboot my computer the queue should have
been removed. eggcups uses gconf to remeber what was chosen last so it can map
a printer not in the foomatics database to one that is in it.
Differently. :-) With stateless, we'll have to remember whole PPD files, and
gconf just isn't appropriate.
The stateless code isn't completely fleshed out yet, but the original outline
design is here:
Should be in tomorrrow's rawhide.
canon m170, desktop-printing-0.19-12, turboprint-1.94-4 (
system default destination: tp0
device for tp0:
When plugging printer, "Specify printer Driver" dialog always appears.