Please test new cups packages

Andrew Jorgensen andrew.jorgensen at
Wed Apr 19 16:41:27 BST 2006

On 4/19/06, Andrew Jorgensen <andrew.jorgensen at> wrote:
> On 4/13/06, Martin Pitt <martin.pitt at> wrote:
> > The package has been tested by three people so far without any major
> > difficulties. However, before we put them into dapper, I'd appreciate
> > some more testing and feedback.
> On my installation the new cups packages cause the gnome-cups-manager
> to hang for a minute before displaying the "Add a Printer" dialog.
> During the pause the processes that are taking a lot of the time are
> cupsd and cups-driverd.  The first time it paused for well over a
> minute.  Now it pauses for maybe 10 seconds.  Other than that it
> appears to work fine.  The same pause is seen pulling up the
> properties dialog, but the pause is somewhat shorter, maybe 4 seconds.
> I have a lot of shared printers on my network and I have browsing enabled.

Also, when I print to a remote IPP queue (Novell iPrint in this case,
manually added, not browsed) The job prints but the local queue still
says "Printing".

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