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Bug 30817 - upgrade destroys print configuration
upgrade destroys print configuration
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: printconf (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Crutcher Dunnavant
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2001-03-06 11:05 EST by Gene Czarcinski
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:32 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-03-06 16:12:45 EST
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Description Gene Czarcinski 2001-03-06 11:05:27 EST
I had a working 7.0 system.  I then upgraded this to RC2.  After the
upgrade, the /etc/printcap was replaced by setup.  This required running
/usr/bin/printtool to remove the "old" definition and (re)install a print
definition.  The defined printer is a LPD server on another linux host.

There should be something to convert the old format /etc/printcap into what
is expected by the new printconf tool.

This is against setup because setup "owns" /etc/printcap but maybe should
be against printconf or anaconda.
Comment 1 Glen Foster 2001-03-06 16:12:40 EST
This defect considered MUST-FIX (show-stopper) for Florence GOLD release.
Comment 2 Crutcher Dunnavant 2001-03-06 18:09:28 EST
This is as fixed as it's gonna get.

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