CHANGES-1.4.txt --------------- CHANGES IN CUPS V1.4.8 - The scheduler would delete job data files when restarted (STR #3880) - The network backends could crash if a printer returned a value of 0 for the maximum capacity for a supply (STR #3875) CHANGES IN CUPS V1.4.7 - Documentation changes (STR #3710, STR #3720, STR #3745, STR #3750, STR #3757, STR #3758, STR #3782, STR #3826, STR #3829, STR #3837) - Web interface fixes (STR #3412, STR #3345, STR #3455, STR #3707, STR #3755, STR #3769, STR #3783) - Configure script fixes (STR #3659, STR #3691) - Compilation fixes (STR #3718, STR #3771, STR #3774) - The imageto* filters could crash with bad GIF files (STR #3867) - The scheduler might leave old job data files in the spool directory (STR #3795) - CUPS did not work with locales using the ASCII character set (STR #3832) - httpAddrString() did not return a URI-style IPv6 numeric address (STR #3814) - Fixed an issue when reading compressed CUPS raster streams (STR #3812) - Fixed an issue with PostScript printer auto-configuration (STR #3443) - Fixed some compatibility issues with the libusb-based USB backend (STR #3799) - The network backends no longer try to collect SNMP supply and status information for raw queues (STR #3809) - The DBUS notifier did not report job state changes (STR #3805) - The scheduler did not always report that the "normal" print-quality value was supported (STR #3803) - The gziptoany filter did not report the correct error if it was unable to write the uncompressed document to the next filter or backend in the chain (STR #3797) - The Epson and Oki 9-pin drivers had a bad resolution option (STR #3798) - The scheduler did not always register the correct default ICC profile on Mac OS X. - The scheduler did not use the job owner when authorizing access for the CUPS-Get-Document operation, preventing non-admins from accessing their own jobs. - CUPS did not work with some printers that incorrectly implemented the HTTP/1.1 standard (STR #3778, STR #3791) - The scheduler did not retry fax jobs properly. - The scheduler now recognizes an empty cupsCommands PPD keyword as meaning that CUPS commands are not supported for a printer (STR #3773) - Fixed a crash bug in the scheduler when the application/octet-stream MIME type was not defined (STR #3690) - Polled printers were advertised more slowly than necessary (STR #3574) - cupsResolveConflicts() did not handle resolving multiple UIConstraints issues (STR #3705) - The SetEnv and PassEnv directives had no effect (STR #3664) - The libusb-based USB backend printed slowly to the LaserJet 1300 and other printers (STR #3405) - "lp" and "lpr" failed to print with Kerberos enabled (STR #3768) - The cupsctl program now displays an error if you try to directly set the Port or Listen directives (STR #3749) - PPD files with "*JobPatchFile: bla" no longer fail to load in relaxed conformance mode (STR #3747) - The scheduler generated a bad notify-text string for printer state change notifications (STR #3739) - The scheduler incorrectly updated printers.conf when it really needed to update classes.conf or remote.cache (STR #3726) - Hardwired remote printers with options did not work (STR #3717) - Accessing the CUPS web interface using a CNAME-based hostname would sometimes fail due to redirection to the actual hostname (STR #3701) - Subscription events had a misspelled attribute (STR #3693) - "make check" failed if LC_MESSAGES was set (STR #3765) - Fixed the configure script to always look for the pkg-config script (STR #3761) - The scheduler now only looks up interface hostnames if HostNameLookups are enabled (STR #3737) - Fixed a compilation problem on DragonFly BSD (STR #3738) - The default PageLogFormat value had the username and job ID swapped from CUPS 1.3.x (STR #3727) - The scheduler could crash if a browsed printer times out while a job is printing (STR #3754) - The scheduler incorrectly mapped custom page sizes to standard sizes (STR #3764) - cupsfilter and pstops did not map IPP attributes to PPD options due to a change in cupsMarkOptions (STR #3756) - The scheduler did not always show the most recent status message from the print filters (STR #3731) - The PostScript filter did not apply the mirror and number-up options properly, leading to offset and clipped output (STR #3732) - The network backends always reported "low toner" or "out of toner" states, even for inkjet printers (STR #3733) CHANGES IN CUPS V1.4.6 - Fixed a "make check" issue on Solaris (STR #3729) - Regression: The pstops filter did not support landscape printing of PostScript files (STR #3722) - The scheduler killed retried (fax) jobs after restarting them (STR #3697) - The cupsAdminSetServerSettings() function disabled sharing when debug logging was enabled (STR #3712) CHANGES IN CUPS V1.4.5 - Documentation fixes (STR #3542, STR #3650) - Localization fixes (STR #3635, STR #3636, STR #3647, STR #3666) - Security: Fixed a memory corruption bug reported in CVE-2010-2941 (STR #3648) - The CUPS API incorrectly mapped the HTTP_UNAUTHORIZED status to the IPP_NOT_AUTHORIZED status code, when IPP_NOT_AUTHENTICATED would be the correct mapping (STR #3684) - The scheduler would restart jobs while shutting down (STR #3679) - Fixed a PPD loader bug that could cause a crash in cupsd (STR #3680) - Improved the mapping of non-standard PPD and PWG names (STR #3671) - The scheduler did not initialize Kerberos in all cases (STR #3662) - cupsAdminSetServerSettings duplicated Listen and Order lines (STR #3645) - Added DeviceN colorspace support to the CUPS Raster format (STR #3419) - ppdMarkDefaults() did not clear the marked field of the previous choices (STR #3642) - The serial backend would not allow a raw job to be canceled (STR #3649) - The socket backend could go into an infinite loop with certain printers (STR #3622) - Setting the PRINTER or LPDEST environment variables to "name/instance" did not work (STR #3485) - The scheduler did not handle the JobRetryLimit setting properly (STR #3466) - The lpstat command always showed a remote job ID of 0 for shared printers (STR #3627) - Increased the write timeout for the libusb-based USB backend to 5 minutes (STR #3595) - The libusb-base USB backend did not check whether the printer has a serial number (STR #3590) - The lpadmin command did not support setting of custom option values (STR #3631) - The lpadmin command did not support setting of the location or description of a class (STR #3613) - The cupsaddsmb command did not give up after too many failed attempts (STR #3615) - The CUPS library no longer uses certain problematic ctype macros that change based on the locale's character set. - PJL value substitution of more than 9 values was broken (STR #3621) - Custom options with missing string values caused ppdEmit* to segfault (STR #3620) - Fixed an issue with the Italian version of the web interface (STR #3624) - Fixed the Solaris SMF configuration file for cups-lpd (STR #3611) - The scheduler did not set the notify-subscribed-event attribute when delivering printer-added or printer-modified events (STR #3608) - The mailto notifier could get into an infinite loop (STR #3609) - Date/time information was not shown in banner pages. - Relational operators were broken in #if/#elif/#else/#endif expressions for the PPD compiler. - Moving a job via the web interface failed without asking for authentication (STR #3559) - The scheduler now clears the printer-state-reasons when the driver is changed (STR #3570) - The web interface did not allow a user to change the driver (STR #3537, STR #3601) - The scheduler was not setting the PATH_INFO environment variable when needed (STR #3600) - The scheduler incorrectly set the CUPSD_AUTH_TYPE environment variable instead of AUTH_TYPE (STR #3599) - Fixed a buffer overrun in the PPD compiler (STR #3594) - Fixed some additional IPP job template attribute mapping issues in the scheduler. CHANGES IN CUPS V1.4.4 - Documentation updates (STR #3453, STR #3527, STR #3528, STR #3529) - Security: The fix for CVE-2009-3553 was incomplete (STR #3490) - Security: The texttops filter did not check the results of allocations (STR #3516) - Security: The web admin interface could disclose the contents of memory (STR #3577) - Security: CUPS could overwrite files as root in directories owned or writable by non-root users (STR #3510) - The cups-config utility did not return the correct linker options on AIX (STR #3587) - Fixed some IPP conformance issues with the scheduler's ippget-event-life, operations-supported, output-bin, and sides attributes (STR #3554) - The OpenSSL interfaces have been made thread-safe and the GNU TLS interface is explicitly forbidden when threading is enabled (STR #3461) - Fixed an IPP conformance issue with the scheduler's Send-Document implementation (STR #3514) - Added additional validation checks for the 1284 device ID (STR #3534) - Fixed a problem with the RPM spec file (STR #3544) - The lpstat command did not limit the job list to the specified printers (STR #3541) - The cupsfilter command did not set the RIP_MAX_CACHE environment variable (STR #3531) - Fixed support for media-col and page size variants (STR #3394) - The PostScript filter did not support all media selection options for the first page (STR #3525) - The scheduler did not always remove job control files (STR #3425) - The scheduler could crash on restart if classes were defined (STR #3524) - The scheduler no longer looks up network interface hostnames by default on Mac OS X (STR #3523) - ippWriteIO did not write collection (member) attributes properly in all cases (STR #3521) - The "cupsctl --remote-any" and corresponding web interface check box (allow printing from the Internet) did not work reliably (STR #3520) - The lpq and lpr commands would sometimes choose different default printers (STR #3503) - cupsDo*Request did not flush error text, leading to multiple issues (STR #3325, STR #3519) - cupsDoAuthentication did not cancel password authentication after 3 failures (STR #3518) - Fixed several LDAP browsing bugs (STR #3392) - The Dymo driver did not support copies (STR #3457) - The scheduler did not update the classes.conf file when deleting a printer belonging to a class (STR #3505) - The lppasswd command did not use localized password prompts (STR #3492) - The socket backend no longer waits for back-channel data on platforms other than Mac OS X (STR #3495) - The scheduler didn't send events when a printer started accepting or rejecting jobs (STR #3480) - The web interface now includes additional CSRF protection (STR #3498) CHANGES IN CUPS V1.4.3 - SECURITY: The scheduler could try responding on a closed client connection, leading to a crash (STR #3200) - SECURITY: The lppasswd program allowed the localization files to be overridden when running in setuid mode (STR #3482) - Localization updates (STR #3352, STR #3409, STR #3422, STR #3452, STR #3473, STR #3502) - Documentation updates (STR #3451, STR #3504) - The IPP backend now sets the printer-state-message to "Ready to print." at the end of a successful job (STR #3460) - The PPD compiler did not correctly add the manufacturer to the output filename when using the "-m" option (STR #3469) - The IPP backend did not handle authentication properly for the Get- Printer-Attributes operation (STR 3458) - Getting SNMP values larger than 127 bytes did not work. - IPP conformance: Get-Jobs has a default value for requested-attributes (STR #3383) - cupsPrintFiles() did not report all errors (STR #3449) - cupsAddDest() could read freed memory (STR #3448) - The DBUS notifier did not build (STR #3447) - The scheduler would crash when an active printer was deleted. - The snmp backend did not work with some printers (STR #3413) - The web interface did not show the conflicting values when setting options (STR #3440) - Setting options in the web interface did not always work (STR #3439) - The scheduler did not use the Get-Job-Attributes policy for a printer (STR #3431) - The scheduler added two job-name attributes to each job object (STR #3428) - CSS files would not print (STR #3442) - The scheduler did not clean out completed jobs when PreserveJobHistory was turned off (STR #3425) - The web interface did not show completed jobs for a printer (STR #3436) - Authenticated printing did not always work when printing directly to a remote server (STR #3435) - The USB backend did not work on Solaris (STR #3423) - cupstestppd didn't catch problems with JobPatchFile definitions (STR #3421) - The socket backend could crash if a SNMP string had a negative length. - Fixed some termination issues with the USB backend on Mac OS X. - The side-channel APIs did not handle interrupts properly. - The network backends incorrectly cleared the media-empty-warning state. - The web interface did not allow users to successfully add serial printers (STR #3391) - cupsTempFd() did not work in some situations (STR #3382) - Some C API headers were missing C++ wrapper logic. - The PPD compiler did not localize single-language PPD options properly (STR #3386) - Modifying a printer from the web interface sometimes caused the wrong driver to be selected (STR #3418) - The scheduler did not handle out-of-memory conditions properly when loading a job (STR #3407) - When adding printers from the web interface, the dynamic updates of the device list made it hard to pick a device (STR #3406) - Fixed a typo in the web interface admin page template (STR 3403) - The web interface did not preserve the "printer is shared" state when modifying a printer (STR #3390) - The PPD compiler incorrectly inserted translations of empty strings (STR #3411) - The scheduler did not reset the SIGPIPE handler of child processes (STR #3399) - cupsGetNamedDest() incorrectly returned the default printer if the named printer did not exist (STR #3397) - Fixed a GNU TLS error handling bug (STR #3381) CHANGES IN CUPS V1.4.2 - SECURITY: The CUPS web interface was vulnerable to several XSS and HTTP header/body attacks via attribute injection (STR #3367, STR #3401) - Fixed localization errors (STR #3359, STR #3372, STR #3380, STR #3387) - The documentation for classes.conf and printers.conf did not provide the correct instructions for manual changes (STR #3351) - The scheduler did not always rebuild printer cache files when the driver was changed (STR #3356) - The documentation makefile failed to install localizations when using newer versions of Bash (STR #3360) - The configure script did not use the --with-xinetd value for the default LPD configuration path (STR #3347) - The configure script incorrectly required glib for DBUS support (STR #3346) - The cupstestppd program incorrectly reported filters with bad permisssions as missing (STR #3363) - The cups.desktop file used the wrong locale names (STR #3358) - cupsSideChannelRead() did not return an error for short reads. - The installed PAM configuration file did not use the correct options with the pam_unix2 module (STR #3313) - The scheduler did not preserve default options that contained special characters (STR #3340) - The scheduler did not remove old pre-filters when updating a printer driver (STR #3342) - The HP/GL-2 filter did not check for early end-of-file (STR #3319) - The USB backend did not compile on some platforms (STR #3332) - cupsSideChannelSNMPWalk() could go into an infinite loop with broken SNMP implementations. CHANGES IN CUPS V1.4.1 - Documention fixes (STR #3296) - SNMP supply levels and states were wrong for some printers. - The IPP backend did not update the auth-info-required value. - The libusb-based USB backend would hang at the end of the job (STR #3315, STR #3318) - DNS-SD registrations for raw queues had an empty "ty" key (STR #3299) - The JPEG and BMP MIME type rules were broken (STR #3284) - cupsGetNamedDest returned the default printer when the named destination did not exist (STR #3285) - The JobKillDelay was not triggered for canceled jobs (STR #3292) - The PPD compiler could get in an infinite loop (STR #3293) - The configure check for dns-sd.h was broken (STR #3297) - The "Query Printer for Default Options" page did not go away if the query job was held (STR #3302) - Boolean options did not show up as selected in the web interface (STR #3303) - The scheduler did not cache or report driver information files correctly, leading to a variety of issues (STR #3283, STR #3297, STR #3305) - cupsDoIORequest() did not abort on permanent errors (STR #3311) - Modifying a class in the web interface did not work (STR #3312) - BrowseLocalProtocols could be cleared when changing the sharing setting (STR #3287) - The scheduler could return an empty supported document format (STR #3308) - The PPD compiler generated invalid PPD files when the locale used something other than "." for the decimal point (STR #3300) - The IPP backend did not handle some non-comforming IPP printer implementations (STR #3262) - The scheduler leaked three file descriptors to each job filter (STR #3263) - The scheduler now uses a default CUPS-Get-Devices timeout of 15 seconds (STR #3307) CHANGES IN CUPS V1.4.0 - Localization updates (STR #3223, STR #3246, STR #3248, STR #3250) - Documentation updates (STR #3225, STR #3230, STR #3242, STR #3260) - The --with-pdftops configure option did not accept a full path to the filter (STR #3278) - The banner filter did not position the back side image correctly (STR #3277) - The dnssd backend could crash (STR #3272) - The 1284 device ID sometimes contained trailing garbage (STR #3266) - The USB backend returned different URIs for some printers than in CUPS 1.3 (STR #3259) - The scheduler did not do local job-hold-until processing for remote queues (STR #3258) - The scheduler did not try all possible SSL certificates on Mac OS X. - The scheduler did not always remove a file descriptor when using the kqueue interface (STR #3256) - The scheduler did not protect against bad job control files in all cases (STR #3253) - The scheduler did not encode "+" in model names (STR #3254) - The web interface didn't show the default options (STR #3244) - The IPP and LPD backends needed print data before they would do an SNMP query. - Fixed a GNU TLS compatibility issue (STR #3231) - Fixed a HTML error in the add and modify printer web interface templates (STR #3229) - The scheduler did not minimize the number of printer state events that were generated by filter STATE: messages, which could lead to poor performance. - The USB backend on Mac OS X did not cleanly cancel a job. - The network backends now set the connecting-to-device printer-state- reasons value when looking up the address and copying the print data for consistency. - The scheduler now supports the com.apple.print.recoverable-warning reason on all platforms. CHANGES IN CUPS V1.4rc1 - The PPD compiler documentation was missing information on localization (STR #3212) - The IPP backend now reconnects after every request when talking to printers that claim IPP support but only use HTTP/1.0. - The PPD compiler crashed when both "Resolution" and "Group foo Option Resolution" were specified in the .drv file. - The PPD compiler's #if/#elif/#else/#endif did not work for undefined variables (STR #3210) - Static libraries could not be installed by a non-root user on systems needing a ranlib program (STR #3209) - The scheduler incorrectly always tried to copy Kerberos credentials for print jobs. - Updated the Spanish localization (STR #3204) - The scheduler crashed when getting the default paper size from libpaper (STR #3205, STR #3206) - The PPD compiler now defines six variables: CUPS_VERSION, CUPS_VERSION_MAJOR, CUPS_VERSION_MINOR, CUPS_VERSION_PATCH, PLATFORM_NAME, and PLATFORM_ARCH (STR #3203) - Fixed a whitespace skipping bug in cupsRasterInterpretPPD. - The scheduler did not return HTTP 403 (Forbidden) for authenticated users that were not authorized to do IPP operations (STR #3193) - The scheduler did not report more than 8 Product strings from a PPD file. Some PPD files have as many as 24. - ppdOpen*() could crash if a keyword had no value string (something that cupstestppd looks for...) - cupsLangDefault() did not return the correct language on Mac OS X. - The Mac OS X USB backend did not handle aborted or stalled pipe conditions properly, which prevented drivers from ejecting partial pages when a job was canceled or held. CHANGES IN CUPS V1.4b3 - Documentation fixes (STR #3044, STR #3057, STR #3153, STR #3158, STR #3173) - Added complete localizations for German, Japanese, Polish, and Russian and partial localizations for Chinese, Danish, Finnish, French, Italian, Korean, Norwegian, Portuguese, and Swedish (STR #3096, STR #3098, STR #3109, STR #3111, STR #3141) - Updated the configure check for -fstack-protector (STR #3198) - The network backends now correctly convert SNMP supply descriptions to UTF-8 encoding as needed. - The scheduler could crash when deleting an attribute (STR #3197) - The cups-driverd program did not detect symlink loops (STR #3185) - The EPSON 24-pin series driver should now feed the correct amount (STR #2624) - The scheduler now automatically logs the last N debug messages for failed print jobs. - You can now modify a raw print queue (STR #3133) - Fixed a number of ppdi issues and added a unit test to validate that ppdc + ppdi can generate and import the same data (STR #3152) - Moving jobs in the web interface now shows an error if you only have one printer or class added (STR #3094) - Since classes have never truly supported the printer-error-policy stuff added in CUPS 1.2, update the code to reflect the current reality and support only the retry-current-job policy for now (STR #3171) - Revised the password callback support (STR #2953) - ppdEmit*() did not choose between PageSize and PageRegion properly. - Make some fairly substantial changes to the Kerberos support code so that CUPS can work in multi-realm environments and does not require delegatable credentials. Shared printing still requires delegation, however "delegation by policy" can be enabled in the KDC to make this all work. - "AccessLogLevel actions" did not hide client-error-not-found errors. - AP_FIRST_InputSlot did not work with number-up. - cupsBackChannelRead() and cupsBackChannelWrite() could fail due to a lack of kernel buffers. - The IPP and LPD backends did not respond to side-channel requests while copying print data to a temporary file. - cupsWriteRequestData() flushed the output buffer unnecessarily, causing reduced performance in some situations. - If a CGI process died before sending its MIME headers, the request would hang on the client. - The printer/class/job search feature on the web interface did not work (STR #3132) - The scheduler did not write the printers out for classes. - CUPS-Get-PPDs did not work properly when filtering by language, product, or psversion (STR #3136) - The scheduler now kills job filters when it takes more than 30 seconds (configurable) to cancel or hold the job. - The cupstestppd program did not validate the capitalization of filenames in the PPD file. - The cupstestppd program did not validate the PageSize and PageRegion values. - The cups-deviced helper program could miss reporting some backend devices (STR #3108) - The cupsSideChannelSNMP* functions did not work. - The scheduler could consume 100% CPU when jobs were canceled. - Clicking on "Select Another Make/Manufacturer" in the web interface incorrectly added the printer (STR #3095) - The scheduler no longer uses programs with insecure file permissions. - httpAssembleURI*() did not escape backslashes in hostnames. - The dnssd backend did not unquote "full names" before creating the device URI. - The scheduler now supports JobRetryInterval values less than 10 seconds. - Updated the Spanish localization (STR #3090) - The scheduler did not redo Bonjour/DNS-SD registrations when updating them failed. - The "authenticated" policy incorrectly required authentication for status operations. - ppdOpen*() incorrectly loaded PPDs with multiple JobPatchFile keywords. - The network backends no longer report the SNMP "offline" or maintenance status bits since they are inconsistently implemented and often unreliable. - The scheduler no longer logs child processes killed via SIGKILL as "crashed". - The printer link shown on the "job moved" template was bad (STR #3085) - Updated the HTML templates to use the final HTML 4 DOCTYPE (STR #3086) - The scheduler did not track the "paused" reason properly if a printer had other reasons associated with it. - cupsSendRequest() did not clear old local certificate auth data. - The PPD compiler did not search for localization files properly (STR #3084) - cupsGetNamedDest() did not use the fallback default like cupsGetDests*() (STR #3082) - The scheduler now provides a LogTimeFormat directive to enable microseconds in the date and time that are logged. - The scheduler now provides a MultipleOperationTimeout directive to control the timeout for multi-file print jobs. - The configure script incorrectly allowed Avahi to be used for DNS-SD printer discovery (STR #3065) - The web interface and scheduler did not support URIs up to 1024 bytes in length (STR #3072) - Fixed pdftops issues with page sizes (STR #3063) - Fixed pdftops issues with Ghostscript (STR #3062) - The scheduler incorrectly registered default profiles for PostScript printers with no specified colorspace. - The scheduler incorrectly created an empty org.cups.printers.plist file on Mac OS X. - cupsGetPPD3() did not look for local PPDs in the right directory. - SNMP lookups via side-channel did not work for NULL-VALUE and and OCTET-STRING OIDs containing nul characters. - The libusb-based USB backend did not work. - The scheduler did not set the printer-commands attribute correctly for some PPDs. - The ppdi utility did not work. - The web interface no longer uses multi-part output with old or broken web browsers (STR #3049) - CUPS now conforms to the draft IPP/2.0 and IPP/2.1 specification. - Added a new cupsGetConflicts() API to get a list of conflicting options. - The PPD compiler didn't localize options or choices that did not have associated translation text (STR #3045) - Updated the Spanish localization (STR #3043) - Fixed build problems (STR #3040, STR #3047) - cupsResolveConflicts() did not resolve using the default option choice in some cases due to the mirror UIConstraints that are present in most PPD files. - The scheduler did not honor MIME type priorities. - The commandtops filter incorrectly used the JCLBegin code to end its jobs. - The default BrowseLocalProtocols value was not set properly. - Since the commandtops filter does not actually support ReportLevels all on its own, don't list that printer command by default for PS printers. - The scheduler did not give filters a chance to log errors or update printer attributes when a job was canceled. - The scheduler did not clear the "connecting-to-device" reason keyword when a job finished. CHANGES IN CUPS V1.4b2 - Documentation updates (STR #2983, STR #2998, STR #3021) - The cupstestppd utility now validates the FileVersion and FormatVersion values in PPD files. - The default cupsd.conf file did not reflect the --with-local-protocols value set at compile-time (STR #3037) - The cupsGetPPD* APIs now create symlinks to local PPD files rather than copying them whenever possible. - Various performance optimizations in the string pool, dests, and options implementations. - The cupsGetDests* APIs now return the marker and printer-commands attributes. - Side-channel SNMP lookups would not work when cupsSNMPSupplies was set to False in the PPD file. - Localized the device descriptions for the SCSI, serial, and network backends (STR #3014) - Added a Spanish localization (STR #3015) - Added support for marker-low-levels and marker-high-levels attributes. - The scheduler could hang writing a long log line. - The cupsGetDevices() function now has an "include_schemes" parameter. - The lpinfo command now supports --include-schemes and --exclude-schemes options. - The CUPS-Get-PPDs operation now supports the include-schemes and exclude-schemes attributes. - The CUPS-Get-Devices operation now supports the include-schemes attribute. - The print filters now support a replacement for the fitplot option called "fit-to-page". - The LPD backend no longer tries to collect page accounting information since the LPD protocol does not allow us to prevent race conditions. - The scheduler did not save the last marker-change-time value. - Fixed a problem with printing to some IPP printers, including CUPS 1.1.x. - Fixed a redirection problem with the printer web page (STR #3012) - Fixed a PPD compiler problem with the loading of message catalogs (STR #2990) - Fixed a PPD compiler problem with the loading of .strings files (STR #2989) - The cupsfilter utility did not set the CONTENT_TYPE environment variable when running filters. - The scheduler now waits to allow system sleep until the jobs have all stopped. - The IPP, LPD, and socket backends used different "connecting" progress messages. CHANGES IN CUPS V1.4b1 - Documentation updates (STR #2567) - The PPD compiler now allows local message catalogs to override the standard CUPS translations (STR #2642) - The ppdmerge command did not merge custom option strings (STR #2863) - The scheduler now supports the Hold-New-Jobs and Release-Held-New-Jobs operations; these are exposed via the cupsdisable and cupsenable commands (STR #2332) - The lpstat command is now much faster when displaying the status of a single printer (STR #2843) - The scheduler now caches information from PPD files to provide significantly faster startup time with large numbers of PPDs (STR #1293) - CUPS-Get-Driver now provides much better driver matching based on the IEEE-1284 device ID and make/model strings (STR #2707) - Now support the cupsSNMPSupplies keyword to control whether the network backends query the SNMP Printer MIB for supply levels. - Now support and use a new banner file format for better text support and easier customization (STR #2490) - The scheduler now sets the PRINTER_INFO and PRINTER_LOCATION environment variables from the corresponding IPP attributes. - The ippRead*() and ippWrite*() functions no longer use a stack-based buffer (STR #2388) - The CUPS-Add-Modify-Printer operation now allows you to set the printer-state-reasons attribute. - The "set printer options" page now supports auto-configuration of printer options (STR #1440) - The web interface now provides an advanced server settings form. - The web interface's "modify printer" pages now make it easier to change just one setting (STR #1919) - The scheduler now supports a plist PrintcapFormat. - The scheduler now supports multiple addresses in Allow and Deny lines, just like Apache (STR #2947) - Added CUPS_JOBTYPE environment variable for job filters so they know whether they are printing a banner or document file (STR #2799) - Added support for printer filtering by the cupsfilter command (STR #2562) - Added a SSLOptions directive to allow Windows clients to talk to CUPS in FIPS mode (STR #2827) - Renamed the accept and reject commands to cupsaccept and cupsreject; the old names are still available (STR #2936) - The locale/translate utility needed an update to work with Google (STR #2882) - The lpstat command now supports a -H option to display the default server (STR #2833) - The scheduler now supports a FatalErrors directive to control which errors should cause the scheduler to exit (STR #2536) - The scheduler now uses the php-cgi program if it is available (STR #2923) - The scheduler now supports a DefaultPaperSize directive (STR #2848) - The scheduler now passes the job-originating-host-name value to filters in the options argument (STR #2558) - CUPS now supports job tickets in PDF files (STR #2903) - Added a DBUS notifier (STR #2529) - The LPD mini-daemon now passes the document name when queuing print jobs (STR #2482) - The IPP backend did not relay com.apple.print.recoverable-message values. - The scheduler now supports a job-media-progress attribute to track the progress of individual pages. - The sample HP driver now supports A5 (STR #2798) - The CUPS web interface menu item now uses the xdg-open command, when available (STR #2724) - The cups-lpd program now supports the -h option (STR #2794) - The scheduler now sets the PAM_TTY parameter and the PAM_ESTABLISH_CRED credential flag (STR #2745) - The scheduler now logs unsuccessful requests to the error_log file as errors (STR #2616) - Added support for a "retry-current-job" error policy that retries the current job immediately when the backend encounters an error (STR #2555) - The scheduler now returns a "forbidden" error when a user correctly authenticates but does not have permission to continue further (STR #2101) - The scheduler now loads both the server and CA certificates (if present) from the ServerCertificate file (STR #2146) - New RSS subscriptions now create their feed files immediately (STR #2853) - Added support for a device-location attribute which provides the physical location of a printer device. - Added a cupsBackendReport() API which handles quoting of the device data by a backend. - Added support for custom options in the web interface (STR #1729) - Added support for Mozilla LDAP, reconnection to LDAP servers, and improved LDAP performance (STR #1962) - Added Solaris SMF support (STR #1477) - Added optional support for using TCP wrappers to limit access to CUPS (STR #263) - Added ppdPageSizeLimits API. - Added support for new cupsMediaQualifier2, cupsMediaQualifier3, cupsMinSize, and cupsMaxSize attributes. - Added cupsResolveConflicts and ppdInstallableConflict APIs. - Added support for new cupsUIConstraints and cupsUIResolver attributes for better option conflict detection and resolution. - Increased the maximum size of 1284 device ID strings to 256 bytes (STR #2877) - Added an AccessLogLevel directive to cupsd.conf to control what is logged to the access_log file. - The default LogLevel is now "warn" instead of "info" to reduce the amount of logging that is done to disk by default. - The PPD compiler did not include OID query keywords in PPD files (STR #2871) - The cups-driverd helper program now directly supports driver information files. - The USB backend now uses libusb when available (STR #1575) - Added ppdLocalizeAttr function to get the localized version of an attribute. - MIME types now support a priority() attribute (STR #2719) - The standard MIME types are now installed in DataDir/mime (STR #2719) - The lpoptions command now describes custom options and the necessary parameters (STR #2660) - The ppdmerge program did not support Simplified Chinese or Traditional Chinese language version strings (STR #2851) - The PPD compiler now supports localizable attributes (STR #2738) - The ppdpo utility now includes cupsIPPReasons values in the message catalogs it generates (STR #2754) - The PPD compiler now supports conditional directives (STR #2636) - The ppdc utility now supports a "-t" option to test PPD files (STR #2739) - The ppdc utility now supports a "-m" option to use the ModelName value as the output filename. - The ppdc utility now supports a FileName directive to set an alternate output filename (STR #2740) - The side-channel API now supports SNMP queries for the standard network backends. - Added a PageLogFormat directive to the cupsd.conf file to control the format of lines in the page_log file. - Filters can now send PPD: messages to stderr to set PPD keywords like DefaultPageSize while a job is printing. - Added a mdns backend for discovery and printing to printers that advertise themselves via DNS-SD (Bonjour) - The ipp, lpd, and socket backends now support DNS-SD service name resolution. - The scheduler now uses a single shared file descriptor for all DNS-SD registrations (STR #2674) - The ipp, lpd, and socket backends now support SNMP-based page accounting and supply level monitoring (STR #1655) - Added support for cupsPJLDisplay attribute to control what PJL commands are used to display the job information. - Driver information files can now be installed in /Library/Printers/PPDs.drv on Mac OS X. - The CUPS image library now supports reading images larger than 2GB. - The scheduler now delays writing config and state files to reduce disk activity (STR #2684) - The CUPS-Get-Devices operation now supports the exclude-schemes and timeout attributes to control which backends are polled and for how long. - The cups-deviced helper application now runs backends in parallel to get the list of devices faster. - Added --enable-pap configure option. - The default cupsd.conf file now includes an "authenticated" policy which requires authentication for remote print jobs. - Added support for Czech and Hungarian in PPD files (STR #2735, STR #2736) - The PPD compiler tools now support Mac OS X .strings files for localization (STR #2737) - ppdOpen*() now default the colorspace member to PPD_CS_N when no DefaultColorSpace attribute is present in the PPD file. - The build system has been updated to support separate installation of data, program, header, and library files. - All support libraries are now built as shared libraries by default. - The scheduler now manages ICC color profiles on Mac OS X. - The network backends (ipp, lpd, socket) now support SNMP-based supply and page count monitoring (STR #1655) - The lppasswd program is no longer installed setuid to root to make the default installation more secure. - Added a new ppdLocalizeMarkerName() function to get the localized version of a marker-names value. - The scheduler now provides the printer-dns-sd-name attribute for printers shared via DNS-SD/Bonjour. - The pdftops filter now executes the Xpdf or poppler pdftops utility to convert PDF files (STR #1471) - Bonjour printer registrations now advertise as local or global based on the current access policies for the printer. - cupsGetDests*() and cupsSetDests*() now track the last used printer preference on Mac OS X. - Added a new streaming request API (STR #2261) - Added a new cupsGetNamedDest() function to the CUPS library for faster printing with lp and lpr (STR #2638) - The scheduler now sets the PAM RHOST value on systems that support it (STR #2637) - The scheduler now sandboxes child processes when possible. - The Cancel-Job operation now supports a purge-job attriibute to purge a specified job. - ppdEmit* and ppdCollect* now use the NonUIOrderDependency attributes for custom option selections. - The web interface now enables/disables the printer sharing (formerly publishing) controls based on the server-is-sharing-printers state (STR #2233) - The scheduler now tracks printer sharing via the server-is-sharing-printers attribute, and manages LPD and SMB sharing as well (STR #2233) - The web interface now allows you to go back to the make/ manufacturer page if there is no matching printer driver on the model page (STR #2436) - The printer list now shows the default media, banner, and duplex options as well as the color and duplex capabilities of printers (STR #1175) - The web interface look-n-feel has been updated (STR #2492) - The scheduler now supports a CUPS-Get-Document operation that returns the specified print job document (STR #118) - The cupsfilter utility now supports a "-J jobid" option to filter the document from the specified job. - The scheduler (cupsd) now supports a new option (-t) to do a syntax check of the cupsd.conf file (STR #2003) - Added new cupsGetPPD3() API to allow applications to cache PPDs safely (STR #1473) - Added generic PostScript and PCL printer driver PPDs.