Subject: Re: Changes to the NetBSD Packages Collection in January 2001
To: Bill Squier <>
From: Alistair Crooks <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 02/21/2001 16:13:22
On Wed, Feb 21, 2001 at 10:10:06AM -0500, Bill Squier wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 21, 2001 at 10:02:47AM +0000, Alistair Crooks wrote:
> > The Package of the Month award goes to: cups, nominated by Bill Squier.
> > "Cups is a nice fire-and-forget printing system.  I did a make
> > install, loaded cupsd and have instant access to all the printers in
> > the office with file-format conversions automatically. It supports
> > things like the System V lp(1) options, and you can even set default
> > options for each printer (personal) plus you can monitor queues
> > through a web page, etc."
> It may be worth noting that:
> contains a software shim that allows many additional printer drivers to be
> used with CUPS.

You mean something like:


(to quote from the COMMENT in the Makefile):

COMMENT=	free software printer drivers for use with CUPS