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CHANGES.txt - 1.6.2 - 2013-02-19


	- Documentation fixes (STR #4229, STR #4239, STR #4234, STR #4248,
	  STR #4259)
	- Security: All file, directory, user, and group settings are now stored
	  in a separate cups-files.conf configuration file that cannot be set
	  through the CUPS web interface or APIs (STR #4223)
	- Added a Czech localization (STR #4201)
	- Added a French localization (STR #4247)
	- Added a Russian localization (STR #4228)
	- Updated the Catalan localization (STR #4202)
	- cupsGetPPD did not work with statically-configured CUPS shared
	  queues (STR #4178)
	- The scheduler did not support long MIME media types (STR #4270)
	- The cupsfilter command did not set the CHARSET environment variable
	  for the text filters (STR #4273)
	- The lp command did not show errors for unknown "--foo" (STR #4261)
	- Bad IPP responses could crash ipptool (STR #4262)
	- Updated USB quirk rules for Canon and Xerox printers (STR #4217,
	  STR #4263)
	- Added USB blacklisting for printers that require a custom backend
	  (STR #4218)
	- The PPD compiler did not correctly JCL options (STR #4115, STR #4203)
	- The ipptool program now supports DEFINE-MATCH and DEFINE-NO-MATCH
	  predicates for STATUS directives.
	- Fixed a problem with local Kerberos authentication (STR #4140)
	- Coverity scan: fixed some minor issues (STR #4242)
	- The scheduler did not remove color profiles after deleting a printer
	  (STR #4232, STR #4276)
	- The CUPS library did not always detect a timed out connection to the
	  server which could cause temporary loss of printing from applications
	  (STR #4187)
	- The ipptool program now supports variable substitution in OPERATION
	  and DELAY directives (STR #4175)
	- The IPP backend now stops queues when the server configuration
	  prevents successful job submission (STR #4125)
	- The XML output of ipptool contained empty dictionaries (STR #4136)
	- The scheduler did not delete job control backup files (STR #4244)
	- cupsGetPPD3 could return a local PPD instead of the correct remote
	- The scheduler incorrectly advertised auth-info-required for local
	  queues needing local authentication (STR #4205)
	- CUPS 1.6 clients using the ServerName directive in client.conf did not
	  work with CUPS 1.3.x or older servers (STR #4231)
	- The SNMP backend now tries to work around broken printers that use a
	  newline to separate key/value pairs.
	- The IPP backend did not send a cancel request to printers when a job
	  was canceled and the printer did not support Create-Job.
	- Fixed EPM packaging files (STR #4199)
	- OpenBSD build fix (STR #4195, STR #4196, STR #4197)
	- The scheduler could crash when using Avahi (STR #4183, STR #4192,
	  STR #4200, STR #4213)
	- The IPP backend could get stuck in an endless loop on certain network
	  errors (STR #4194)
	- 32-bit builds failed on Debian (STR #4133)
	- The scheduler no longer accepts or sends job description attributes.
	- The IPP backend now works around some conformance issues for broken
	  printers (STR #4190)
	- cupsBackendReport() now filters out all control characters from the
	  reported 1284 device IDs (STR #4124)
	- The scheduler no longer allows job-name values that are not valid
	  network Unicode strings (STR #4072)
	- The web interface did not preserve the order of classes, jobs, or
	  printers (STR #4170)
	- The network backends now support disabling of SNMP supply level
	  queries via the "snmp" URI option (STR #4106)
	- The IPP backend did not specify the compression used (STR #4181)
	- ipptool did not support octetString values.
	- The scheduler did not recognize dnssd: or ipps: URIs as Bonjour shared
	  queues (STR #4158)
	- Applications could not get the PPD file for statically-configured
	  Bonjour-shared print queues (STR #4159)
	- The cupsd.conf file included obsolete browsing directives (STR #4157)
	- Fixed a USB backend compatibility issue on systems using libusb
	  (STR #4155, STR #4191)
	- Some Bonjour features were not available on systems with Avahi
	  (STR #4156)
	- CUPS now includes the port number in the Host: header for HTTP
	- Fixed REPEAT-MATCH for STATUS and EXPECT - was incorrectly erroring


	- Documentation fix (STR #4149)
	- RPM packaging fixes (STR #4129, #4145)
	- The Japanese and English web interface headers were swapped
	  (STR #4148)


	- Document changes (STR #4131)
	- Added new Catalan (STR #4107) and Spanish (STR #4137) localizations.


	- Added a new Japanese localization (STR #4122)
	- The SNMP backend no longer exits if it is unable to obtain an IPv6
	  socket (STR #4109)
	- The LPD backend incorrectly used "localhost" in the control file
	  instead of the current hostname.


	- Documentation updates (STR #3927, STR #3980, STR #4010, STR #4068)
	- The scheduler now consolidates all PPD updates from filters at the
	  end of the job (STR #4075)
	- CUPS now supports color management using colord (STR #3808)
	- CUPS now supports Bonjour using Avahi (STR #3066)
	- The PreserveJobFiles and PreserveJobHistory directives now support
	  specification of a time interval (STR #3143)
	- PPD files can now be archived in (gzip'd) tar files to further reduce
	  the disk space used by PPD files (STR #3772)
	- The network backends now deal with printers that report their levels
	  in percent but do not specify a maximum capacity of 100 (STR #3551)
	- The network backends now report full/almost-full waste bins in
	  printers along with end-of-life for cleaning pads (STR #4017)
	- Added a configure option to set the permissions of the installed
	  cupsd (STR #3459)
	- Added a new WITH-ALL-VALUES directive to ipptool EXPECT predicates
	  (STR #3949)
	- CUPS now supports a User directive in client.conf and the CUPS_USER
	  environment variable for overriding the default username (STR #3114)
	- Now set the PJL USERNAME variable as needed (STR #3100)
	- Added support for usernames and passwords longer than 32 characters
	  (STR #2856)
	- Added a new MaxHoldTime directive to automatically cancel jobs that
	  have been held indefinitely after a specific number of seconds
	  (STR #2291)
	- The LPD backend now uses the originating host name when it is not the
	  local system (STR #2053)
	- CUPS now prefers the suffix "dpcm" when reporting resolution in dots-
	  per-centimeter (STR #4006)
	- The configure script and build system no longer support building of
	  separate 32-bit and 64-bit libraries.
	- The "brightness", "columns", "fitplot", "gamma", "hue",
	  "natural-scaling", "penwidth", "position", "ppi", "saturation", and
	  "scaling" options are not longer supported (STR #4010)
	- The "page-bottom", "page-left", "page-right", "page-top",
	  "prettyprint", and "wrap" options have been deprecated (STR #4010)
	- The scheduler now reports the standard "number-of-documents" attribute
	  instead of the CUPS-specific "document-count" attribute in
	  job objects.
	- Added new destination connection and enumeration functions (STR #3924)
	- Added new option, localization, and job submission functions that do
	  not depend on PPD files (STR #3925)
	- Added a new MaxJobTime directive for cupsd that specifies the maximum
	  amount of time allowed for a job to complete before it is canceled.
	- The default password callback now supports passwords up to 127
	- The scheduler now supports a DefaultAuthType of "auto" to
	  automatically choose between Basic (username/password) and Negotiate
	  (Kerberos) authentication.
	- cupsSideChannelSNMPGet/Walk now support OIDs and values up to 64k in
	- CUPS no longer supports automatic remote printers or implicit classes
	  via the CUPS, LDAP, or SLP protocols (STR #3922, STR #3923)
	- The PPD APIs are now deprecated and will be removed in a future
	  version of CUPS (STR #3927)
	- The default IPP version for requests is now 2.0 (STR #3929)
	- The IPP APIs no longer expose the ipp_t or ipp_attribute_t structures
	  and instead provide accessor functions (STR #3928)
	- The scheduler will no longer run programs with group write permission.
	- The PHP module has been removed (STR #3932)
	- The bannertops, commandtoescpx, commandtopclx, imagetops,
	  imagetoraster, pdftops, rastertoescpx, rastertopclx, and texttops
	  filters have been removed (STR #3930)
	- The serial and parallel backends have been removed (STR 3935)