Re: [debian-printing] Packaging of vendor PPD files.
On Wed, Mar 03, 2004 at 06:57:12PM +0100, Per Olofsson wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 02, 2004 at 22:00 +0000, Roger Leigh wrote:
> > How do the various packages that use them know to look there?
> > CUPS wants its PPDs to be put under /usr/share/cups/model so it
> > wouldn't find them. I'll have to check if CUPS follows symlinks.
> This is exactly how hp-ppd does it, and it works for me at least.
> As for other implementations, I don't know. Does anybody else know if
> it would be possible to implement this in other PPD-using packages
> than CUPS?
Programs _almost never_ install things where Debian Policy likes.
That's not a problem for maintainers.
Configuring properly or patching sources is mandatory whenever
needed. Wake up guys :)
Francesco P. Lovergine