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 :-)
> np: Charlie Parker - Yardbird Sweet