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    Phoronix: Apple Releases CUPS 2.3.1 To Fix Security Issue + Other Bugs

    Back in August was the release of the very big CUPS 2.3 update that shifted the source code license, added support for IPP Printer presets, added a new utility, and other improvements for this Apple-controlled Unix/Linux printing system. Available now is CUPS 2.3.1 with various fixes...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...2.3.1-Released

  • caligula
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    Originally posted by wizard69 View Post

    Why? Apple has been supporting CUPS development for years now and frankly has done a good job. The package remains stable on all platforms it runs on and certainly meets the needs of cross platform users. Frankly it is good that Apple supports the developer of CUPS, along with many other open source developers, because we all need to eat.
    Maybe there was a word 'systemd' in the article. It usually forces some individuals to go full-retard.

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  • wizard69
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    Originally posted by timofonic View Post
    There's an urgent need to fork CUPS...
    Why? Apple has been supporting CUPS development for years now and frankly has done a good job. The package remains stable on all platforms it runs on and certainly meets the needs of cross platform users. Frankly it is good that Apple supports the developer of CUPS, along with many other open source developers, because we all need to eat.

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  • Britoid
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    Originally posted by timofonic View Post
    There's an urgent need to fork CUPS...
    Someone was working on a replacement for CUPs when there was a licensing concern, but Apple relicensed so I don't think it went anywhere.

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  • starshipeleven
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    Originally posted by timofonic View Post
    There's an urgent need to fork CUPS...
    Feel free to

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  • timofonic
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    There's an urgent need to fork CUPS...

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