[cups.general] custom filters no longer work with 1.6.1

Michael Sweet msweet at apple.com
Wed Nov 14 19:35:14 PST 2012


Can you put together a smallish example PPD, filter, types, and convs files, and file a bug:



On 2012-11-14, at 9:59 PM, Paul Conklin <paul.conklin at cerner.com> wrote:

> I know i have to be missing something obvious here.  I had started to troubleshoot this a while back and got pulled into something else, so just now getting back to it.
> I have a series of fairly complex filters because a lot of the processing I do is based on the content and type of jobs, not just the type.  therefore i have a "bypass" set up which was working fine in 1.4.8, but with 1.6.1 it quits working.  the moment i revert back to 1.4.8 it works, so i'm sure i just need to change something in my process, but I don't know what
> i am pretty sure this is my cause
> d [14/Nov/2012:20:25:43 -0600] add_printer_formats: paul: text/plain not supported
> my config is i have a paul.types and paul.convs in /etc/cups.  I see them load and register in the log file.  the paul.types is
> the types file is just
> application/paul
> the types is
> <every type in mime.types including text/plain>  one example below
> text/plain                      application/paul 0 -
> and this line in my ppd
> *cupsFilter:    "application/paul 0 paul"
> so esentially it will pass everything to me un-touched, but something in 1.6.1 just doesn't like this setup.  Ideas?  Any help is much appreciated
> [root at localhost cups]# lp -dpaul /test.txt
> lp: Unsupported document-format "text/plain".
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Michael Sweet, Senior Printing System Engineer, PWG Chair

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