github apple/cups release-1.6b1

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Changes in CUPS v1.6b1:

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

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