[cups.bugs] [LOW] STR #2926: cupsaddsmb infinite loop

Alex Mauer hawke at hawkesnest.net
Sat Sep 6 09:45:40 PDT 2008

Michael Sweet wrote:
> [STR Closed w/o Resolution]
> Unfortunately, there is no way to differentiate between authentication
> errors and other kinds of errors. File a bug with the Samba folks and
> we'll update cupsaddsmb at that time to use what they come up with.

The specific type of error is unimportant.  It would be an improvement
to have cupsaddsmb display "There was an error in adding the printer
while trying to (upload the driver files|add the driver|set the printer
to use the driver)" and halt.

Regardless of the error type, going into an infinite loop is the wrong
thing to do.

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