Tune-Up Printing Bug
Tune-Up Printing Bug — Geoff Bronner writes:
In the hoopla surrounding the release of Tune-Up 1.1 and its companion files one thing has gone unmentioned. The release of LaserWriter 7.1 with Tune-Up 1.0 introduced a bug that caused random PostScript errors when printing to Novell NetWare for Macintosh 3.01 queues. The release of LaserWriter 7.1.1 with Tune-Up 1.1 has not fixed this problem. [And there’s no reason to expect this will be fixed in 1.1.1 as discussed below. -Adam]
Users at sites using Novell NetWare may get caught by surprise when the Installer that comes with Tune-Up 1.1 replaces their copy of LaserWriter 7.0 with 7.1.1 and everything stops printing.
The original bug in LaserWriter 7.1 was confirmed by a MacWEEK article (MacWEEK 10-Feb-92, pg. 5) but nothing else has been mentioned since then.
So be warned! If you are using NetWare for Mac and System 7 stay with LaserWriter 7.0.
Geoff Bronner — [email protected]