Re: [alpine-devel] Time to drop foomatic-filters?
On Tue, 28 Jul 2015 18:28:43 -0700
Isaac Dunham <ibid.ag_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> It appears that foomatic-filters has been merged into cups-filters
> as of a year and a half ago.
> But we have a package in testing/ from before then.
> Unless we intend to support busybox lpd (currently disabled), lprng
> (not packaged), gnuspool (not packaged), or some other printing system,
> it would make sense to delete this package.
> If we want to support an alternate printing system, it would make sense
> to rebuild it without cups support and conflict with cups-filters.
> foomatic-db-engine would also need rebuilding, with the dependency
> switched to cups-filters and dependencies on perl and possibly bash
This is finally done. I purged foomatic-filters.
Received on Tue Aug 18 2015 - 14:01:56 UTC