ports/99707: CUPS in ports can't print raw data using application/octet-stream
jonathan at fosburgh.org
Sun Jul 2 02:30:20 UTC 2006
>Synopsis: CUPS in ports can't print raw data using application/octet-stream
>Arrival-Date: Sun Jul 02 02:30:19 GMT 2006
>Originator: Jonathan Fosburgh
FreeBSD gw.fosburgh.org 6.1-STABLE FreeBSD 6.1-STABLE #6: Fri Jun 30 22:01:19 CDT 2006 root at gw.fosburgh.org:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/vmbsd amd64
CUPS version 1.2.0 contains a bug (#1667) that breaks automatic raw data printing using the application/octet stream mime type. This is fixed in 1.2.1, or via patch to the current version. The following error is in /var/log/cups/error_log:
Print-Job client-error-document-format-not-supported: Unsupported format 'application/octet-stream'!
Even if the application/octet-stream entries are uncommented in /usr/local/etc/cups/mime.types and mime.convs.
Also, it appears that the port clobbers the mime.convs file when it is installed.
This is most often encountered when printing to CUPs printers from a Windows client with the windows driver. Especially if you are not using samba (instead using IPP). Samba has a workaround for this, apparently. Otherwise, try to print raw data without passing -oraw to the command.
Upgrade to 1.2.1, or apply patch str1667.patch from following location:
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