Comment 29 for bug 1061069

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Till Kamppeter (till-kamppeter) wrote :

My plans for Raring are to patch the CUPS daemon to dynamically create queues to remote printers which are broadcasted via Bonjour, making CUPS behaving as before for the end user, but using Bonjour as broadcasting protocol. See

Alternatively, I could create a separate daemon which listens to Bonjour broadcasts of printers and creates/removes CUPS queues pointing to the remote printers automatically. This extra daemon would eliminate the need of submitting any patch to CUPS upstream and carrying it as distro patch if upstream reject it. The extra daemon I could host as part of the cups-filters package and packagers of distros could put the daemon into a separate binary to allow admins to opt out of the extra daemon.