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cups-smb-backend CUPS backend for printing to Windows servers
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Port Added: 17 Nov 2005 16:50:52
License: not specified in port
CUPS smb backend allows *nix users to print
to Windows-attached printers via smbspool
program, which comes with Samba.

WWW: http://www.cups.org/articles.php?L294
SVNWeb : Homepage : PortsMon

To install the port: cd /usr/ports/print/cups-smb-backend/ && make install clean
To add the package: pkg install cups-smb-backend

PKGNAME: cups-smb-backend

distinfo: There is no distinfo for this port.


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Runtime dependencies:
  1. smbspool : net/samba36
  2. cupsd : print/cups
There are no ports dependent upon this port

Configuration Options
     No options to configure

Master Sites:
    There is no master site for this port.

Number of commits found: 21

Commit History - (may be incomplete: see SVNWeb link above for full details)
DateByDescription
01 Apr 2016 14:16:20
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.0_7
Revision:412348
mat search for other commits by this committer
Remove ${PORTSDIR}/ from dependencies, categories m, n, o, and p.

With hat:	portmgr
Sponsored by:	Absolight
11 Mar 2016 11:53:42
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.0_7
Revision:410825
tijl search for other commits by this committer
Combine print/cups-base, print/cups-client and print/cups-image into
print/cups and update it to 2.1.3.  Also remove print/cups-pstoraster,
improve print/cups-filters, print/foomatic-* and update print/hplip to
3.16.2.

Long description:

First some background.  When you hand a file to cups it sets up a chain of
filter programs that converts the file to something a printer understands.
Each filter has a cost associated with it and cups tries to find the
cheapest chain.  Costs used to be configured in such a way that files were
first converted to PostScript.  This could then be manipulated further (e.g.
putting multiple pages on one sheet) before finally being sent to a
PostScript printer or another filter like pstoraster which produces a raster
format understood by non-PostScript printer drivers.  Nowadays most filters
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30 May 2014 20:22:48
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.0_6
Revision:355907
amdmi3 search for other commits by this committer
- Resurrect pring/cups-smb-backend. It was depended due to "No more
  public distfiles", however it never had nor needed distfiles to
  begin with.
- Stagify

CUPS smb backend allows *nix users to print
to Windows-attached printers via smbspool
program, which comes with Samba.

WWW: http://www.cups.org/articles.php?L294

Pointyhat to:	bapt
10 Mar 2014 11:50:27
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.0_6
Revision:347742
rene search for other commits by this committer
Remove expired ports:
2014-03-10 deskutils/libopensync-plugin-synce: No more public distfiles
2014-03-10 irc/irchat-pj-xemacs21-mule: No more public distfiles
2014-03-10 irc/pure-xemacs21-mule: No more public distfiles
2014-03-10 lang/dice: No more public distfiles
2014-03-10 irc/dcc: No more public distfiles
2014-03-10 sysutils/backupme: No more public distfiles
2014-03-10 net/freeswitch-curl-devel: No more public distfiles
2014-03-10 misc/freeswitch-pizzademo-devel: No more public distfiles
2014-03-10 emulators/cygne-sdl: No more public distfiles
2014-03-10 mail/newmail: No more public distfiles
2014-03-10 x11-toolkits/xscoop: No more public distfiles
2014-03-10 security/didentd: No more public distfiles
2014-03-10 sysutils/wait_on: No more public distfiles
2014-03-10 net/freeswitch-sbc-devel: No more public distfiles
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10 Feb 2014 13:27:10
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.0_6
Revision:343630
bapt search for other commits by this committer
Back to the futur
10 Feb 2014 12:58:55
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.0_6
Revision:343626
bapt search for other commits by this committer
Mark as deprecated unmaintained ports for which no public distfiles are
available for part or all the needed distfiles.

Reported by:	distillator
23 Oct 2013 20:45:10
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.0_6
Revision:331423
ak search for other commits by this committer
- Return ports to the pool

PR:	ports/183244
Submitted by:	Chris Petrik <c.petrik.sosa@gmail.com> (former maintainer)
20 Sep 2013 22:44:00
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.0_6
Revision:327765
bapt search for other commits by this committer
Add NO_STAGE all over the place in preparation for the staging support (cat:
print)
07 Mar 2013 03:25:11
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.0_6
Revision:313559
bdrewery search for other commits by this committer
- Please welcome back Chris Petrik as maintainer of
  these ports [1]
- Trim headers
- Remove indefinite article from COMMENT
- Convert tab to space in WWW lines

PR:		ports/175415 [1]
Submitted by:	Chris Petrik <c.petrik.sosa@gmail.com> [1]
Discussed with:	bapt
31 Jan 2013 19:14:08
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.0_6
Revision:311324
timur search for other commits by this committer
Update ports that refer to net/samba34 to use newer net/samba36
25 Feb 2011 01:32:18
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.0_6
delphij search for other commits by this committer
Chase after net/openldap24-server update.

Reminded by:    miwi
18 Oct 2010 12:03:46
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.0_5
garga search for other commits by this committer
Bump PORTREVISION, forgotten on last commit
18 Oct 2010 12:01:12
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.0_4
garga search for other commits by this committer
Change default samba version to 3.4
16 May 2010 10:24:34
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.0_4
stefan search for other commits by this committer
Add possibility to choose the samba port to depend on.

PR:             ports/139435
Submitted by:   David Naylor <naylor.b.david@gmail.com>
28 Mar 2010 06:47:48
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.0_4
dinoex search for other commits by this committer
- update to 1.4.1
Reviewed by:    exp8 run on pointyhat
Supported by:   miwi
05 Feb 2010 11:46:55
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.0_3
dinoex search for other commits by this committer
- update to jpeg-8
05 Jan 2009 19:04:45
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.0_2
delphij search for other commits by this committer
Bump PORTREVISION's after OpenLDAP update.

Suggested by:   rafan
07 Sep 2008 00:19:05
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.0_1
linimon search for other commits by this committer
Reset infofarmer due to maintainer-timeouts and no response to email.

Hat:    portmgr
06 Jun 2008 13:58:01
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.0_1
edwin search for other commits by this committer
Bump portrevision due to upgrade of devel/gettext.

The affected ports are the ones with gettext as a run-dependency
according to ports/INDEX-7 (5007 of them) and the ones with USE_GETTEXT
in Makefile (29 of them).

PR:             ports/124340
Submitted by:   edwin@
Approved by:    portmgr (pav)
08 May 2006 21:41:11
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.0
sat search for other commits by this committer
Update my e-mail address

Approved by:    krion (mentor, implicit)
17 Nov 2005 16:49:52
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.0
pav search for other commits by this committer
CUPS smb backend allows *nix users to print to Windows-attached printers via
smbspool program, which comes with Samba.

PR:             ports/88887
Submitted by:   Andrew Pantyukhin <infofarmer@gmail.com>

Number of commits found: 21

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