Fwd: CUPS vs lpt0
doconnor at gsoft.com.au
Wed Jul 25 01:18:36 UTC 2007
I originally sent this to the CUPS maintainer and got a "that would be
nice" reply to the last part, so I'm wondering how hard it would be to
Recently I have had trouble using CUPS and I tracked it down to the fact
that CUPS [now] appears to access device nodes as a non-root user.
Unfortunately this conflicts with the standard permissions
Do you have an opinion on the correct solution? I have
an /etc/devfs.rules file with this in it..
add path 'lpt*' group cups mode 660
And have this in /etc/rc.conf..
but this is annoying to have to remember to do for a new install.
I wonder if an lpt group should be created by default and then the CUPS
user can be a member.
Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer
for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au
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