Bug 2363 - printer driver deletion not possible even when not (really) in use
printer driver deletion not possible even when not (really) in use
Product: Samba 3.0
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Printing
x86 All
: P3 normal
: none
Assigned To: Gerald (Jerry) Carter
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Reported: 2005-02-20 04:39 UTC by Christoph Peus
Modified: 2005-08-24 10:22 UTC (History)
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fix "printer driver in use" check (2.63 KB, patch)
2005-03-07 15:04 UTC, Gerald (Jerry) Carter
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Description Christoph Peus 2005-02-20 04:39:00 UTC
Samba (3.0.11) seems to behave different here than a "real" Windows printer
server: using Windows you can delete as many different architecture specific
drivers as you like, even when they are associated to an existing printer - as
long as there's at least one architecture's driver left for the printer. This
concept makes perfect sense to me.
With samba it seems that all architecture's drivers are "in use" as long as they
are associated to a printer and therefore cannot be deleted as long as the
printer exists.
Comment 1 Gerald (Jerry) Carter 2005-03-07 15:04:54 UTC
Created attachment 1013 [details]
fix "printer driver in use" check

allow any driver to be delete when it is in use as long 
as there is one "Windows NT x86" driver left (version 2 or 3).
Comment 2 Gerald (Jerry) Carter 2005-03-07 15:05:11 UTC
fixed checked into SAMBA_3_0 svn.
Comment 3 Gerald (Jerry) Carter 2005-08-24 10:22:08 UTC
sorry for the same, cleaning up the database to prevent unecessary reopens of bugs.