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Re: RFC: cups as "default" printing system for lenny?

I don't have any objections to Samba switching, but for the rest:

Steve Langasek <vorlon@debian.org> writes:

> - Should we consider raising the priority of cupsys to standard, to take the
>   place of lpr as an available-by-default printing system on stock installs?

The last time I looked at CUPS, it was massively more complicated than lpr
and involved dubious things like running daemons that listened on network
ports for user configuration.  Is that still the case?

Also, do we really need *any* printing system as priority: standard?  It's
not clear to me that printing is still really part of a standard Unix
installation, even for desktop users (and it definitely isn't for

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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