Printer names

Kurt Pfeifle kurt.pfeifle at
Tue Jun 19 20:31:08 PDT 2007

> Hi,
> I'm installing a new server with Redhat Enterprise Linux 3 using the
> stansard CUPS that comes on it.

And which one is that?!?

> When I try to create a new printer using only numeric characters it
> won't let me.  Is this a CUPS issue or a Redhat issue?

Older versions of CUPS (1.1.x) didn't allow for having numerics in printer names as the first char (plus, some more restrictions re. valid printer names).

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