[haiku-development] Re: GSoC Project - Continue the CUPS port

  • From: Stephan Assmus <superstippi@xxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-development@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 06 Apr 2010 21:33:25 +0200

On 2010-04-06 at 14:02:49 [+0200], Ithamar R. Adema 
<ithamar.adema@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On 6 April 2010 12:34, PulkoMandy <pulkomandy@xxxxxxxxx
> > <mailto:pulkomandy@xxxxxxxxx>> wrote:
> >
> >     Printing over the network is something i'd actually use a lot. So
> >     we need some kind of compatibility with network printers. But I
> >     don't think that needs cups on the client, does it ?
> >
> >
> > There are already transport add-ons for a number of network printing
> > systems, I've used the IPP add-on that's in the tree under BeOS in the
> > past with a D-Link print server. I've no idea if they work under Haiku
> > but I can't see why not.
> I've got a patch which will show IPP (e.g. CUPS) network printers in the
> LAN in the Printers preference. I've printed successfully to my LaserJet
> connected to a CUPS Linux box over the network from Haiku ;)
> > I'd presume all protocols could be implemented as transport add-ons
> > and not require CUPS at all.
> Indeed, and I've got a some patches to improve the transport addons and
> their interface in the Printers preference.

Don't you still have commit access? :-P Why act so mysterious? Of course if 
you want to surprise us at BeGeistert, I can wait a few more days...

Best regards,

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