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Re: FYI: 8.5 and 7.11 planning



On Tue, May 17, 2016 at 02:49:17PM +0200, Wolfgang Schweer wrote:
> On Tue, May 17, 2016 at 12:25:49PM +0000, Pioda Giorgio wrote:
> > Apropos cups,
> > 
> > Any idea howto to distribute ppd from server instead from printer?
> 
> Setting up the printer on tjener doesn't work? I guess I don't get the 
> problem correctly.
> 
Hi,

Well, what I see is that on old wheezy clients after a BrowsePoll
i get the printers queues exactly like on the server. On Jessie
clients after cups-browser work (and automatic BrowsePoll) I get the
queues that looks differently. Both BrowsePoll are getting
the queues from my jessie-tjener in productions since july 2015.

I suspect that older cups-client gets ppd from tjener and that
the newer Jessie cups-clients get the queues from the tjener BUT
the ppd directly from the printer, just because of the new
default ppd distribution policy of cups server. IIRC I read
some time ago, somewhere, about this policy change in cups/ppd
distribution. Maybe I'm totally wrong; but the different looking queues
are there.

Regards

Giorgio


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