New Xfprint prototype needs testing

Auke Kok sofar at
Thu Aug 19 10:58:18 CEST 2004

Jean-François Wauthy wrote:

>In a will to integrate Xfprint with CUPS, i followed Bennedikt's advices
>and i rewrited Xfprint to make it use of gmodule. Xfprint now uses a
>printing-system backend embedded in a gmodule; by default it uses the
>File printing-system.
>This version still needs some internal work but i send this mail to ask
>you to test it and tell me what you think about, and my next question
>is, i know that time remaining before feature freeze is short but, do we
>integrate it to 4.2 ?
>Download it here :

excerpt from irc:

<sofar|work> anyone seen p0llux ?
<sofar|work> I can't get his trial xfprint4 to work
<sofar|work> maybe I'm stupid... trying something else
<sofar|work> weird... it can't find 'charset.alias' and then craps out 
with 'Unable to retrieve the printing system name'

IOW I get this bizarre locale errors trying to use this version... only 
time I've ever seen this!


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