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Bug#319109: cupsys-driver-gutenprint: syntax error on local ppd file

Andrew Pimlott <andrew@pimlott.net> writes:

> Package: cupsys-driver-gutenprint
> Version: 4.3.99+cvs20050715-1
> Severity: normal
> I just upgraded to cupsys-driver-gutenprint, purging
> cupsys-driver-gimpprint and cupsys-driver-gimpprint-data.  In the
> output, I got a whole bunch of lines "Writing ...", and then:
>     sh: -c: line 0: syntax error near unexpected token `('
>     sh: -c: line 0: `egrep -i -l "Gutenprint|Gimp-Print" /etc/cups/ppd/Color-LaserJet-4600-v3010.107-Postscript-(recommended).ppd'
>     No Gutenprint PPD files to update.
> /etc/cups/ppd/Color-LaserJet-4600-v3010.107-Postscript-(recommended).ppd
> was a file I found via linuxprinting.org and installed with
> gnome-cups-add.
> The error comes from /usr/sbin/cups-genppdupdate.5.0, and it looks like
> someone was sloppy around line 93.  If you can assume a newer perl, I
> believe you should be able to use something like
>     open PPDFILES, '-|', qw( egrep -i -l ), "Gutenprint|Gimp-Print", @ppdglob
> to avoid shell quoting problems.  Actually, it seems like
>     open PPDFILES, "egrep -i -l \"Gutenprint|Gimp-Print\" *.{ppd,PPD}|"
> might do just as well.

Thanks for the report.  This is actually a regression from
cupsys-driver-gimpprint, which I must have forgotten to commit


I'll add the patch back in.  Would you be willing to test the


Roger Leigh
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