AW: [Desktop_printing] Role of CUPS and error handling

Johannes Meixner jsmeix at
Thu Mar 30 05:58:38 PST 2006


On Mar 30 08:40 Robert L Krawitz wrote (shortened):
>    Since Suse Linux 9.1 YaST uses only PPDs to set up queues (do not
>    confuse YaST with the Red Hat tool),
> Exactly -- the proliferation of vendor-supplied tools, each of which
> uses a different mechanism, creates chaos.

Now I understand you!

Suse: no out-of-the-box CUPS web-frontend
Mandriva: no support for same PPDs in various languages
Red Hat: not based upon PPDs (but on Foomatic XML data)
Debian: something else

Kind Regards
Johannes Meixner
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