[cups.general] print drivers
Michael R Sweet
msweet at apple.com
Thu May 22 20:43:05 PDT 2008
> I am wondering about something, with a PPD file, this provides a
> postscript driver only right? Because with windows drivers, they
> usually install both types: a PCL 6 driver (i assume is postscript), and
> a regular driver. I don't see any place that explains this.
PPD files are used in CUPS for all types of drivers.
Non-PostScript printers specify additional filters that convert from
CUPS raster (application/vnd.cups-raster) or some other standard
format to a format the printer understand - look for lines starting
Michael R Sweet Senior Printing System Engineer
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