problem with '*PrinterError: "cover open"/cover open'

Michael Sweet mike at
Sun Jul 18 11:25:48 PDT 2004

Alex Owen wrote:
> I've just installed cupsddk-1.0 and I wanted to test it with a real HP ppd.
> I wanted to use ppdi on a real ppd then ppdc the created ppdi.drv .
> The HP ppd has the line:
>  *PrinterError: "cover open"/cover open
> which when run through ppdi turns into the line
>  Attribute "PrinterError" "" ""cover open"/cover open"
> which causes ppdc to fail with
>  ppdc: Unknown token "open/cover open" seen on line 123 of ppdi.drv!
> Is this expected behaviour?

No, it is a bug (STR #702, specifically) which is fixed for 1.0.1
(not yet released).  You can grab the patch from that STR or use the
CVS version of CUPS DDK.

Michael Sweet, Easy Software Products           mike at easysw dot com
Printing Software for UNIX             

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