Re: [debian-printing] Packaging of vendor PPD files.
On Mon, Mar 01, 2004 at 06:20:13PM +0100, Per Olofsson wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 01, 2004 at 13:51 +0100, Francesco P. Lovergine wrote:
> > There are already many ppd collections:
> > foomatic-filters-ppds
> > cupsomatic-ppd
> > gnustep-ppd
> > hp-ppd
> > lpr-ppd
> > printfilters-ppd
> But note that lpr-ppd and printfilters-ppd are not PPD collections,
> and cupsomatic-ppd is a dummy package.
> > and others. Probably we need to define a policy issue about where those
> > files should be kept. They are already spread around the tree in many
> > different directories.
> Good idea. hp-ppd uses /usr/share/postscript/ppd, how about that?
Another damn good idea: could we fix a convention by policy for those
packages (names and so on)? A vpackage to Provide and a meta-package
to collect all them is also welcome.
What about opening a policy issue for that?
Francesco P. Lovergine