18 Sep 2000 gtaylor   » (Master)

I reimplemented my gimp-print-to-foomatic data importer, so it now runs in sensible time and produces properly correct results. If Robert ever stops changing the arguments around this'll eliminate all manual work for me.

I fixed the pdq part of Foomatic to handle ascii print jobs; similar changes in lpdomatic are overdue, although first I ought to make it work under SuSE's LPD.

Speaking of sensible time, I'm going to have to do timestamps and a cache thing; the foomatic getdat call now takes ages to compute. Since this is hit with every driver page just to get the documentation, not to mention daily as part of the cron builds, something really needs to be done. Perhaps someone should just send me a bigger computer...

There's something funky with my yahoo tv parser; every third invokation it fails. Hmm...

It took me 30 minutes to get sound working again on Kelley's machine after a kernel-package upgrade, what with all the compiling and all. I don't understand why they don't throw out the old oss drivers and just put the alsa stuff into the mainstream kernel. The oss ones appear to be a rather small subset of alsa functionality...

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