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

Till Kamppeter till.kamppeter at gmail.com
Mon Nov 4 16:18:20 UTC 2013

On 11/04/2013 05:08 PM, Michael Sweet wrote:
> Till,
> 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…

Yes, I think this would be a good idea.


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