in adminutil.c, cups has samba helper functions that work by forking smbclient and similar command line tools, yet the Fedora cups package does not have a dependency on samba-client.
This causes cryptic error messages ("Failed to add a printer" or "CLIENT ERROR NOT POSSIBLE") when trying to add a Samba printer.
Please add the following line to cups.spec:
windows print queue's have always been a (semi) optional feature in the past, I'd suggest keeping it that way, and simply add
to comps as appropriate (to avoid a hard dependency).
If that's agreeable, need to figure out what "comps as appropriate" means. :)
Confirmed that samba-client is already a default item in comps-f19.xml printing/"Printer Support" group
It didn't get automatically installed on an F19 liveCD. if I recall correctly we exclude the printing group from the livecd in the kickstart file
printing group isn't included on live images ... yet, for whatever reason. Probably due to space in the past. Maybe that could be revisited now
I'm still not entirely sure why you are seeing this symptom. As far as I can tell the samba-client commands are only used in the cupsAdminExportSamba() function, which is not used by system-config-printer.
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