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Dne 9.9.2010 15:25, Timo Gurr napsal(a):
> The plan is to release an updated revision incorporating the QA fixes
> from bug #332591 (huge thanks to Tom√°Ň° Chv√°tal (scarabeus) for doing
> the actual work here!)
> Apart from that there's no real showstopper blocking a stabilization
> of CUPS 1.4. The printing guide could need an update though, I've
> already started working on it but my time is limited.
> Regarding stabilization we can't respect printer drivers which are not
> in the official tree since the few ones which are in are already hard
> to maintain with our low manpower, see foo2zjs for example (hplip is
> in a great shape thanks to the massive work of Daniel Pielmeier
> (billie) and gutenprint should be fine, too).
> As a general rule for upgrading to cups 1.4 when something regarding
> local usb printers doesn't work:
> 1. disable kernel usblp: CONFIG_USB_PRINTER=n
> 2. delete /etc/cups
> 3. (re-)install cups 1.4 with USE="usb"
> 4. configure printer(s) from scratch via the cups webinterface
> 5. if your printer is a multifunction device, be sure you got the udev rules
> setting the device permissions in shape so cups can access the device
> If for whatever reason (broken/old printer drivers) that doesn't work
> out there's still the way to install CUPS 1.4 with USE="-usb" to get
> the old CUPS 1.3 behaviour back.
> The printing team is suffering low manpower. We also have a bunch of
> open bugs which are probably invalid and caused by not following the
> "upgrade path", broken drivers, or plain misconfiguration, but you
> can't close them without investigation to not upset our users. Not
> responding is quite as bad, but as I said above, this is due to lack
> of time.
> Timo Gurr (tgurr)
Since you guys again talk about stabling something, i added -r1 again.
This time with really trimmed patches that fixes only build time issues
or some issue i experienced localy.
Feel free to rework that patches before stabling it
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