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Re: [mingp@corel.ca: Anyone in Debian working on or following IPP to make it available on Linux???]

On Thu, Apr 29, 1999 at 10:16:27AM -0400, Peter S Galbraith wrote:
>Last time I did that, it didn't ask what printer, but which
>printer _filter_.  So I invoke another shell, `dpkg -L magicfilter`
>to them the filters, and grep them to find what I want.
Well, to be fair: magicfilterconfig lists the printer-filter it knows.

>If that doesn't work, install a close one, look at devices
>supported by gs and tweak the filter.
I should upgrade magicfilter to match gs 5.1's device printer, it is on my
TODO list.

>Not exactly intuitive for a new user.
You're partly right. But my main problem is that I would need a mapping
file from Printer to printer device names, and the printer's names and
protocols change almost daily! Do you have any ideas?

>(Has it changed?)
No, not yet.


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