[cups.general] duplex doesn't work - please help

Helge Blischke h.blischke at srz.de
Tue Apr 5 08:46:29 PDT 2005

Johannes Meixner wrote:
> Hello,
> [...]
> --------------------------------------------------------------------
> The culprit is the pstops utility from the PSUtils package.
> It inserts a procset into the PS job just after the
> header comments which - among other tings - defines the
> setpagedevice operator as a noop.
> Thus, any defaults defined by your printer's PPD or given
> as options in the print command are just ignored.
> The only chance you'd have is with printers that need things
> like media size, duplexing or the like to be specified by PJL
> commands or with native IPP printers that natively support
> these attributes via the IPP interface.
> --------------------------------------------------------------------
> [...]

That was me, and I offered to update the psutils package to make it DSC
conformant if there are needs, but I never got any request.


Helge Blischke
SRZ Berlin | Firmengruppe besscom

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