Re: [PARPORT] Patch: 2.3.99pre8-lp.c Report Printer Status

From: Tim Waugh (
Date: Mon May 15 2000 - 16:43:51 EDT

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    On Mon, May 15, 2000 at 08:38:00PM +0100, Philip Blundell wrote:

    > It looks to me like the old code should have handled the `offline' case.

    It Works For Me.

    > I agree that LP_CAREFUL is no longer useful. Once upon a time it actually
    > affected the semantics of printing, not just error reporting. You should
    > probably also make the LPCAREFUL ioctl print a warning message.

    LP_CAREFUL is still needed, I'm afraid. See Andrea's latest megapatch
    for 2.2.


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