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Re: broken cups in sid

On Sat, May 29, 2004 at 11:12:06PM +0100, Tristan Mills wrote:
> On Sat, May 29, 2004 at 03:01:42PM -0400, richard lyons wrote:
> > Anyone else had problems with this?  
> > 
> > I dist-upgraded from sarge to sid abt. three days ago, and lost 
> > (amongst others) cups.  As far as I could understand, there was a 
> > conflict between two versions of libcupsys2.  At first, I worried 
> > that I had either to remove gnumeric or most of kde apps.  So I 
> > waited a couple of days.  Then I decided to sacrifice gnumeric, and 
> > try at least to get cups up and running again.  So I removed gnumeric 
> > and juggled a few versions in the foomatic-gimp-print / libcupsys2 / 
> > etc until aptitude said nothing was broken, and installed.  Magic! - 
> > cupsys was up and running, I could log onto localhost:631 and it all 
> > looked good.  But I cannot print or add a printer or do any admin 
> > function.  I get "client-error-bad-request" or "client-error-gone" 
> > for every action.
> > 
> > Does anyone else have problems with recent cupsys?  Do these errors 
> > indicate anything particular I should check?  Is cups really broken 
> > now or did I drop the crockery myself? I have googled until I was fed 
> > up with french and russian discussions (the one I understand with 
> > difficulty, the other not at all) of client-error-bads, but found 
> > nothing useful yet.
> I just reinstalled unstable and got similar problems.
> kdelibs4 depends of libcupsys2 and gnome/cupsys/a whole load more depend
> on libcupsys2-gnutls10 (or something similar) which conflict.
> This also has the effect that kdelibs-dev cannot be installed as it
> ends up depending on both conflicting libraries...
> The bug was reported a few days ago so should get fixed soon, in the
> meantime I compiled kdelibs myself using the latest libcupsys-dev.
> (on another note, gnome is broken for installation at the moment, but I
> think that's due to it being upgraded to 2.6 and not all the packages
> being uploaded yet)

gnome 2.6 is at least mostly in experimental so maybe you cam get it
installed from there if you want

> Its a bit of a pain, but hey, its in unstable and I'm not paying for it
> so I can't really complain can I :-)
> Tristan
> -- 
> np: Charlie Parker - Yardbird Sweet

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