Bug 206681 - "Browsing Off" does not seem to work in cups-1.2.3-1.2
"Browsing Off" does not seem to work in cups-1.2.3-1.2
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: cups (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Tim Waugh
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Reported: 2006-09-15 13:14 EDT by Chris Tatman
Modified: 2008-05-06 12:20 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-05-06 12:20:47 EDT
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My cupsd.conf file (21.57 KB, application/octet-stream)
2006-09-15 13:14 EDT, Chris Tatman
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Description Chris Tatman 2006-09-15 13:14:04 EDT
Description of problem:
After setting Browsing Off option in cupsd.conf, a restart of cups shows
printers still getting picked up off the network.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:
Every time

Steps to Reproduce:
1.  Edit the /etc/cupsd.conf file and add the following line:
Browsing Off
2.  Restart cups
3.  Use lpstat to view available printers
Actual results:
Browsed printers are being added to /etc/printcap and showing up as available

Expected results:
Browsing Off should turn off browsing for printers

Additional info:  debug mode logging shows the printers being added during restart
Comment 1 Chris Tatman 2006-09-15 13:14:04 EDT
Created attachment 136378 [details]
My cupsd.conf file
Comment 2 Tim Waugh 2006-09-26 12:06:20 EDT
Perhaps they are being loaded from /var/cache/cups/remote.cache?

..or else, perhaps the 'Browsing Off' line is getting overwritten by
system-config-printer.  The correct way to do what you want in Fedora Core 5 is
to use system-config-printer to adjust the setting.
Comment 3 Bug Zapper 2008-04-03 23:45:18 EDT
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Comment 4 Bug Zapper 2008-05-06 12:20:44 EDT
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