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Bug 203905 - CUPS copies old PPD options to new PPD
CUPS copies old PPD options to new PPD
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: system-config-printer (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Tim Waugh
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Blocks: FC6Update 213401
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Reported: 2006-08-24 08:46 EDT by Tim Waugh
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: 0.7.35-1.fc6
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Last Closed: 2006-11-09 12:12:52 EST
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Description Tim Waugh 2006-08-24 08:46:49 EDT
Description of problem:
When we change the PPD of a printer, we needn't ask the user whether to copy the
options over or to keep it as is -- CUPS always copies over the old options

(In fact it does this blindly, without checking that the enums have matching
choices [STR #1929], but this is a CUPS bug that will be fixed).

So we ought to take out that screen from the change-PPD dialog.

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Comment 1 Tim Waugh 2006-11-01 05:55:26 EST
..or alternatively, fix the implementation by setting the driver to 'raw' first
and then supplying the PPD.  This prevents CUPS from copying the options over.
Comment 2 Fedora Update System 2006-11-09 12:01:58 EST
Fixed in update: system-config-printer-0.7.35-1.fc6

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