Printing system with CUPS

Jasper Huijsmans jasper at
Wed Mar 12 14:08:40 CET 2003

On Wed, 12 Mar 2003 13:55:45 +0100
Benedikt Meurer <Benedikt.Meurer at> wrote:

> Hello again,
> I'd like to drop support for any other printing system than CUPS in
> xfprint. That would make life easier a lot (for example most
> plattforms lack a cgetnext(3) library routine, which would mean, I'd
> have to parse the printcap file by hand with BSD lpr or lprng
> support).
> Any opinions?

Call it xfcupsprint? A bit too long perhaps ...

Cups seems to be the way of the future, so I'd say go for it. 

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