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Re: [debian-printing] Packaging of vendor PPD files.

Kenshi Muto <kmuto@debian.org> writes:

> At Sun, 29 Feb 2004 14:15:37 +0000,
> Roger Leigh wrote:
>> I have been contacted by Seiko-Epson regarding inclusion of PPD files
>> for all their laser printers in Debian.  They are MIT licensed.
>> What would be the best package to place these in?  Would inclusion in
>> the main CUPS package, or as a cupsys-driver-epson-laser package be
>> appropriate?  Or do PPD files have a wider use with software other
>> than CUPS?
> Well, I prefer you create a unique package such as
> 'cupsys-driver-epson-laser'.

OK.  I'll do this, but if there's a spooler-independent way of
packaging PPDs that could be used for all PPD packages, I'd prefer to
go that way.

> I'd like to keep main CUPS package is same as upstream.



Roger Leigh

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