[Printing-architecture] cups-browsed: how to treat rejecting queues?

Michael Sweet msweet at apple.com
Mon Nov 4 16:08:02 UTC 2013


On Nov 4, 2013, at 10:09 AM, Till Kamppeter <till.kamppeter at gmail.com> wrote:
> ...
> I have also tried to switch a printer on my server between accepting and
> rejecting state, and this does not make CUPS/Avahi generating an update
> of the Bonjour record (= sending a broadcast), avahi-discover on a
> client did not show any evidence of a signal broadcasted because of this
> change. Can this be a bug in CUPS which we should report?

This is a conscious design decision for cupsd - we do not re-register the TXT records on simple state changes.

Conceptually we might want to stop sharing a printer that is not accepting jobs.  Something to think about…

Michael Sweet, Senior Printing System Engineer, PWG Chair

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