[Development] Volunteer wanted: update use of CUPS API

Lars Knoll lars.knoll at qt.io
Mon May 4 09:15:05 CEST 2020

> On 4 May 2020, at 09:08, Albert Astals Cid via Development <development at qt-project.org> wrote:
> El diumenge, 3 de maig de 2020, a les 3:35:01 CEST, Thiago Macieira va 
> escriure:
>> We have plenty of warnings when building the CUPS plugin to QtPrintSupport
>> about deprecated methods. See attached.
>> Any volunteers to go fix this?
> This is https://bugreports.qt.io/browse/QTBUG-56545
> As mentioned there a few years ago I don't think there is a CUPS way to do 
> stuff like "printer supports stapling" using non deprecated functions.

So CUPS deprecated API without providing any (non-deprecated) replacement? That makes this somewhat difficult.
> I'd like to be proven wrong though :)
> Cheers,
>  Albert
> P.S: Someone should really really remove John Layt as printinting mantainer 
> stuff, i don't think he's been around for years.

Agreed. I’ll remove him.


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