xfprint conflict

edscott wilson garcia edscott at imp.mx
Thu Mar 27 19:45:32 CET 2003

El jue, 27-03-2003 a las 08:21, Benedikt Meurer escribió:
> On Thu, 27, Mar 2003, edscott wilson garcia wrote:
> > Benny,
> Hello Edscott,
> >   While working on switching the print command of xffm from lpr to
> > xfprint I've got a problem. Since I have xfce3 installed in usr/bin, it
> > finds the xfprint script before the xfprint gui. How about changing the
> > name to xfprint4 (or adding a symlink $prefix/bin/xfprint4 ->
> > $prefix/bin/xfprint during "make install")? That could solve the
> > conflict. 
> Do it :-)

Done and committed. I chose the first option, changing the executable
name to xfprint4.

> >  BTW, it looks really good along with xfprint-manager. What would be
> > nice to see in xfprint-manager would be a listing of jobs in queues, and
> > a simple way to cancel them.
> Yeah, thats what I wanted too, but its quite hard (or better impossible) to
> get this with different printing systems (thats why I mentioned to drop
> support for everything but CUPS).
> But since I still use lpr (and besides that I like lpr more than CUPS in
> some ways), I see no good solution for the joblisting/killing feature.
> We could call lpq frequently, but thats a bad solution.
> Any other ideas?

How about calling lpq on opening a queue, and put in a refresh button to
recall queue status on user demand?


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