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Bug#319284: foomatic-db-gutenprint: Unable to read printer database

On 7/20/05, Chris Lawrence <lordsutch@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 7/20/05, Roger Leigh <rleigh@whinlatter.ukfsn.org> wrote:
> > Christoph Thomas <christoph.thomas@gmx.de> writes:
> >
> > > Package: foomatic-db-gutenprint
> >
> > > after installing foomatic-db-gutenprint foomatic-gui isn't working
> > > anymore. Actually I see only the message 'Unable to read printer
> > > database'. After deinstalling (purge) foomatic-db-gutenprint everything
> > > works fine.
> > > Maybe you can add an incompatibility tag to your package?
> >
> > I think it's probably a bug in the data, but I'm afraid I'm not a
> > foomatic guru.
> >
> > Chris, have you had any problems with the new gutenprint foomatic
> > data, or with the gui?
> I haven't tested it yet, but I'll take a look.  It's possible the
> gutenprint XML files are slightly different in a way that confuses the
> XML parser in foomatic-gui/printconf.

Just to follow up, I can't duplicate this problem here (on my sid
amd64 box; I'll check a few others as time permits).  Christoph, can
you send us the output of 'foomatic-configure -q -O 2>/dev/null'? 
This should help track down which of the foomatic-* packages is at

Chris Lawrence - http://blog.lordsutch.com/

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