[cups.bugs] [LOW] STR #2949: Tell in the documentation/man page/help output of cupstestppd that CUPS accepts all PPDs which pass "cupstestppd -r" and does not accept PPDs which fail this cupstestppd call
till.kamppeter at gmail.com
Thu Sep 18 10:07:46 PDT 2008
What I mean is that if you create a print queue with a PPD, CUPS will
check whether the PPD is sane and in the case that it considers the PPD
broken (non spec-conforming enough) then it will not use the PPD and set
up a raw queue instead. What I want to do is to use cupstestppd to check
already before creating a queue whether CUPS will accept a PPD for
creating a queue, especially I want to be able to do this check also on
machines without running CUPS daemon (for example the OpenPrinting server).
Michael Sweet wrote:
> [STR Closed w/Resolution]
>>From "man cupstestppd":
> Relaxes the PPD conformance requirements so that common
> space, control character, and formatting problems are not
> as hard errors.
> As for stating that the PPD will work, we won't add that since even the
> strict mode does not guarantee that.
> Link: http://www.cups.org/str.php?L2949
> Version: 1.3-current
> Fix Version: 1.2.0
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