“cups” 1.5.2-5 source package in The Precise Pangolin

Publishing history

SUPERSEDED: Precise pocket Release in component main and section net
  • Removed from disk on 2012-03-06.
  • Removal requested on 2012-03-06.
  • Superseded on 2012-03-02 by cups - 1.5.2-5bzr1
  • Published on 2012-02-23

Published in




cups (1.5.2-5) unstable; urgency=low

  * debian/patches/commandtops-make-robust-against-broken-postscript.patch:
    CUPS' commandtops filter allows auto-configuration of the default option
    settings of PostScript printers querying the printer using PostScript
    commands defined in the PPD file ("*?..." entries). Problem is that if
    one of the query commands has a PostScript error (rather common in
    manufacturer-supplied PPD files) the printer errors out and ignores all
    subsequent queries putting the auto-configuration job into a 90-second
    timeout for each query. This patch protects the job against failures
    on broken PostScript and shortens the timeout to 10 seconds, so that
    as many options as possible get auto-configured in a reasonable time.
    Thanks to Helge Blischke for applying the needed PostScript tricks
    (CUPS STR #4028). No auto-configuration of PostScript printers actually
    works by sending a job like 'echo -en '#CUPS-COMMAND\nAutoConfigure\n' |
    lp -d <printer>' which could be done by a button in a printer setup tool.
 -- Martin Pitt <email address hidden>   Thu, 23 Feb 2012 14:52:01 +0100