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Re: LPR Question



On Wed, Sep 08, 2004 at 09:47:07AM +1200, Juha Saarinen wrote:
> On Tue, 7 Sep 2004 12:46:15 -0700, Jacob Meuser <jakemsr_(_at_)_jakemsr_(_dot_)_com> wrote:
> > As a long time user of CUPS ... don't use that crap.  OpenBSD's lpd
> > is way easier to setup and maintain.  Since I switched from CUPS
> > to the built-in lpd, I haven't had to even think about the printing
> > system, whereas before, I had to delete the queue and restart CUPS
> > about every 300 jobs or so.
> 
> Funny, I've never had that problem in two years of CUPS use (or is it
> three years?). Always been "Just Works" software for me, and the IPP
> thing keeps Mac and Windows users on the network happy.
> 
> Obviously, YMMV.

At the very least, CUPS will install another lpr and lpq, so this
must be dealt with.  Therefore, it is more work to setup and maintain.
Also, CUPS uses an odd version of ghostscript, therefore, it is more
work to setup and maintain.

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