Getting CUPS printer to work in wine

Joshua Thielen thielen at
Sun Jun 23 21:13:27 CDT 2002

Joshua Thielen wrote:

> After updating to the current CVS I get the following error message:
> trace:psdrv:PSDRV_CreateDC (WINEPS Printer LPT1: (nil))
> To use WINEPS you need to install some AFM files.
> I believe this may be why I can't get printing to work. But do I 
> really need AFM files to get printing to work? The printing doc says 
> you don't need them for type 1 fonts.
> I've attached a trace of the printing errors just in case this isn't 
> the cause of the problem.
> TIA for the help,
> Josh

Well, first I forgot to attach the trace and then when I resent it with 
the attachment it was too big (> 20 K). If anyone is interested in 
looking at it, just let me know. Otherwise, I will debug it on my own 
(if it isn't related to needing AFM files).

Thanks again,


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