Question about printer support in wine.

Andreas Mohr andi at
Sat Jun 22 04:08:11 CDT 2002

On Sat, Jun 22, 2002 at 01:15:13AM -0400, Joshua Thielen wrote:
> Hello everybody,
> I'm trying to set up my printer in wine in order to test SmartForms and 
> LogicWorks (they both are helplessly out of order without a default 
> printer). The documentation says that if you have CUPS installed, all 
> printing options are autodetected regardless of .ini or registry 
> entries. I have cups, libcups, and libcups-devel 1.1.0 installed and I'm 
> running Mandrake 8.1. Configure is able to find the CUPS files and 
> enables CUPS printing support in wine. But when I run either SmartForms 
> or LogicWorks, it says that a default printer could not be found. Is the 
> documentation correct, or am I missing something? I'm sorry, I probably 
> should have posted this question to a different list, but I'm too lazy 
> to go elsewhere.
I have noticed several times lately that CUPS support must be buggy for
some reason. If you could debug it, that would be great.
Try something like --debugmsg +relay,+winspool,+psdrv,+print
and add tons of traces to get more detailled info on why the supposedly
autoconfiguring CUPS stuff fails.
(I haven't had this problem on my machine yet, so I currently
can't reproduce it)

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