Subject: Re: qt3-libs and cups
To: Bob Bernstein <>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 07/08/2004 16:58:35
On Thu, 8 Jul 2004, Bob Bernstein wrote:

> ...with cups installed:
> $ pkg_info |grep cups
> cupsomatic-2.2nb1   Foomatic CUPS printer filter
> cups-1.1.20         Common UNIX Printing System
> cupsomatic-ppds-20010515nb1 Free software printer drivers for use with
> ...the pkgsrc build of qt3-libs fails for want of a dependency on cups:
> dialogs/qprintdialog.cpp:790:23: cups/cups.h: No such file or directory
> The qt config picks up the existence of cups on the system:
> Configuration .......  nocrosscompiler minimal-config small-config
> medium-config
>  large-config full-config styles tools kernel widgets dialogs iconview
> workspace
>  network canvas table xml opengl sql release dll thread largefile ipv6
> system-mn
> g system-jpeg system-png png gif system-zlib cups bigcodecs x11sm xshape
> xineram
> a xrandr xrender xftfreetype xkb
> After an off-list exchange with Jeremy Reed (and at his suggestion) I
> post here what seems to work quite well, namely including in:
> x11/qt3-libs/Makefile.common
> ...the USE_CUPS mk option. I took these lines out of
> x11/kdelibs3/Makefile:
> .if defined(USE_CUPS) && (${USE_CUPS} == "YES")
> .include "../../print/cups/"
> BUILD_DEFS+=            USE_CUPS

Also add:


> PLIST_SUBST+=           CUPS=
> .else


> PLIST_SUBST+=           CUPS="@comment "
> .endif

The PLIST_SUBST is probably not needed, unless the CUPS-based qt3-libs
install has different files installed.

> and put them qt3-lib's Makefile.common. The build completed fine
> afterwards.

Can someone please test and verify this for us?

Thank you,

 Jeremy C. Reed

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