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Feature #7445

mod_ipp no longer needed

Added by Gordon Ross about 3 years ago. Updated over 2 years ago.

Status:
Closed
Priority:
Normal
Category:
lib - userland libraries
Start date:
2016-10-02
Due date:
% Done:

100%

Estimated time:
Difficulty:
Medium
Tags:
needs-triage

Description

usr/src/lib/print/mod_ipp/* allows printing via IPP protocol to printers managed using the (SysV-style) "lp" sub-system.
This module has to be compiled in a way compatible with whatever Apache version your distributions ships, which has become problematic.
In fact, the mod_ipp code has long been out of date with recent apache versions.
It's time to let mod_ipp go away, and direct users to CUPS for IPP printing.


Related issues

Related to illumos gate - Bug #7441: apr and apr-util paths are hardcodedNew2016-10-01

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Related to illumos gate - Bug #6574: Package print/lp/ipp/ipp-listener disappears when ENABLE_IPP_PRINTING is undefinedFeedback2016-01-22

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History

#1

Updated by Gordon Ross about 3 years ago

If we get rid of mod_ipp, #7441 can be closed.

#2

Updated by Garrett D'Amore about 3 years ago

I see this as step #1 in eventually letting the sysv printing system (lpsched) go away altogether.

#3

Updated by Gary Mills about 3 years ago

And, #6574 can be closed too.

#4

Updated by Gordon Ross about 3 years ago

  • Assignee set to Gordon Ross
#5

Updated by Gordon Ross about 3 years ago

  • Status changed from New to In Progress
#6

Updated by Gordon Ross over 2 years ago

  • Assignee changed from Gordon Ross to Alexander Pyhalov
#7

Updated by Joshua M. Clulow over 2 years ago

  • Related to Bug #7441: apr and apr-util paths are hardcoded added
#8

Updated by Joshua M. Clulow over 2 years ago

  • Related to Bug #6574: Package print/lp/ipp/ipp-listener disappears when ENABLE_IPP_PRINTING is undefined added
#9

Updated by Electric Monk over 2 years ago

  • Status changed from In Progress to Closed
  • % Done changed from 0 to 100

git commit e9542cf7b65f0e77a62389967bddd9ef73c78bb4

commit  e9542cf7b65f0e77a62389967bddd9ef73c78bb4
Author: Alexander Pyhalov <apyhalov@gmail.com>
Date:   2017-03-25T16:00:46.000Z

    7445 mod_ipp no longer needed
    Reviewed by: Gary Mills <gary_mills@fastmail.fm>
    Reviewed by: Gordon Ross <gordon.w.ross@gmail.com>
    Reviewed by: Toomas Soome <tsoome@me.com>
    Approved by: Gordon Ross <gordon.w.ross@gmail.com>

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