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Re: Renaming cups to cups-base and depend on cups-filters
Looks good to me!
On Sun, Nov 12, 2017 at 3:38 AM, Pierre Pronchery <khorben%defora.org@localhost> wrote:
> Hey Benny, tech-pkg@,
> On 11/11/2017 10:40, Benny Siegert wrote:
>> That sounds totally sensible to me. Thanks for making cups suck a little
> Great :)
> I am attaching my first attempt here. Does it look good?
> Please note this is not bumping anything nor updating references to
> cups-base's buildlink3.mk, with an exception for cups-filters where it
> would create a circular dependency otherwise. Let me know if it should
> be done right away though.
> I have tested this on NetBSD/amd64.
> -- khorben
>> Pierre Pronchery <khorben%defora.org@localhost <mailto:khorben%defora.org@localhost>>
>> schrieb am Fr., 10. Nov. 2017, 19:00:
>> Dear tech-pkg@,
>> I just figured that print/cups does not work as expected without
>> print/cups-filters also being installed. Printing then fails with:
>> > Returning IPP client-error-document-format-not-supported for
>> in the logs, or with lp(1) complaining that
>> > Unsupported document-format "application/pdf
>> Apparently this is the case since version 1.6.0, as some core
>> functionality has been moved to cups-filter by then.
>> This made me lose more time than I feel comfortable admitting here. In
>> order to avoid this for anyone (including myself) in the future, I would
>> suggest to:
>> - rename print/cups to print/cups-base
>> - let print/cups-filters depend on print/cups-base instead
>> - add a package print/cups depending on print/cups-base and
>> Any comments/objections?
>> If I end up being tasked with this, I will need help to recursively
>> update links to "../../print/cups-base/buildlink3.mk
>> <http://buildlink3.mk>" and bump revisions
>> as appropriate. As an intermediate step I could add a link in
>> "../../print/cups/buildlink3.mk <http://buildlink3.mk>" depending on
>> "../../print/cups-base/buildlink3.mk <http://buildlink3.mk>", build
>> I would rather DTRT right away.
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