DragonFly users List (threaded) for 2008-07
Re: lpd is broken
On Thu, Jul 17, 2008 at 10:53:43PM -0700, Dylan Reinhold wrote:
> Vincent Stemen wrote:
>> Sorry guys. Another problem you may not want to propagate to the 2.0
>> lpd works for local printing but is broken for remote printing.
>> Our printcaps:
>> lp|Line Printer:\
> I was able to reproduce your same results. It looks like lpd is being
> confused by the parameters in your printcap. Bug or not, if I remove the
> 'rp=' it works for me. It seems to have an issue where you set the remote
> printer to nothing, where it is set to lp by default if you leave this out.
Thank you Dylan. Removing rp=: did fix it, which makes it a non-show
stopper issue. It apparently is still a bug though, because having the
rp=: entry on the dragonfly client, would crash lpd on the dragonfly
server when the server was configured for a local printer. We use
Dragonfly for hardware development. We are happy we can now print our
circuit boards :-). That printcap entry was a carry over from our old
Leave it to us to find some obscure way make things break :-).