Bug 58012 - feature request: CUPS
Summary: feature request: CUPS
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: LPRng (Show other bugs)
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Version: 7.2
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Tim Waugh
QA Contact: Brock Organ
Keywords: FutureFeature
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Reported: 2002-01-05 17:13 UTC by Gerd v. Egidy
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:38 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-01-27 17:08:04 UTC
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Description Gerd v. Egidy 2002-01-05 17:13:51 UTC
CUPS has a lot of new features compared to LPRng (especially as a print 
It now has tight integration into samba and KDE -> e.g. KDE finds all 
CUPS-printers on my LAN automatically and installing them is just a click.
But currently I have to recompile kdelibs, kdebase and samba to get full 
support for cups.

LPRng also had a lot of major security issues in the past and I expect 
more to come. CUPS instead had just one I remember...

So please include CUPS in your default installation and compile KDE and 
samba with cups support.

Thank you.

Comment 1 Tim Waugh 2002-01-10 17:04:05 UTC
Longer term, perhaps, yes.

Comment 2 Gerd v. Egidy 2002-01-10 19:28:54 UTC
Does this mean it is scheduled for next release or not?
All the other major distros have it as default printing framework for a while 
now (SuSE since 7.2, Mandrake since I think 7.1)...

Comment 3 Tim Waugh 2002-01-10 21:34:33 UTC
Not.  Longer term than that, I think.

Comment 4 Gerald Teschl 2002-01-27 16:32:59 UTC
I guess there is nothing wrong with compiling kde/samba with cups
support. Gerd, you might want to file a RFE under kdelibs/samba.

Comment 5 Tim Waugh 2002-01-27 17:07:58 UTC
I think that if you watch rawhide in the next few days you might see something

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