[cups.bugs] [LOW] STR #2403: removing foomatic-printers-ppdsloooows cups-driverd
h.blischke at srz.de
Mon Jun 4 03:42:31 PDT 2007
Dominique MICOLLET wrote:
> Dear sir
> Le vendredi 1 juin 2007 15:19, Michael Sweet a écrit :
>>General support is not available via the STR form. Please post to the CUPS
>>forums and/or mailing lists for general support.
> From my point of view, it was not a general support question, but a - light -
> bug report :-) .
>>This should only happen the first time you modify a printer after removing
>>the PPDs - cups-driverd needs to update the cache file. If that is not
>>the case, then I suspect you are running into a Debian-specific issue...
> I am unable to reproduce the problem, as I was compelled to abandon cups
> because lot of tools in Debian etch (xfig, pstops) seem to be broken. I guess
> they produce postscripts files which are not fully DSC compliant, and the
> Debian etch packaged version of etch is no more tolerant of them. By the way,
> it is not a bug of cups.
> Syncerely yours,
> Dominique MICOLLET Email : Dominique.Micollet at u-bourgogne.fr
> Universite de Bourgogne
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As for xfig, I hacked a sanitizing filter late last year; if there is
interest, I could publish it.
H.Blischke at acm.org
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