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Re: Using more than one driver for a laser printer?

On Thu, 2004-11-04 at 08:06 +0000, Adam Funk wrote:
> On Wednesday 03 November 2004 21:00, CW Harris wrote:
> > Rather than ignore it, I think it is better to link /etc/printcap to
> > the CUPS printcap file (/etc/printcap.cups by default IIRC), then
> > applications that try to use /etc/printcap will be using the correct
> > one.
> Interesting point, although I now don't think anything (in my setup) 
> really uses /etc/printcap.  The file you mean is located in 
> /var/run/cups/printcap on my system but is a lot shorter than 
> magicfilterconfig's /etc/printcap.

After looking over the bug reports,  cupsys-bsd will create a link
from /var/run/cups/printcap to /etc/printcap _if_ it doesn't exist or
dangles, http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=193069 .
Several years of experience with CUPS says the maintainer knows best, so
I deleted the old printcap, re-installed cupsys-bsd and let Jeff create
the link :) 

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