Cups USB workaround was working but now fails

Micah micahjon at
Sat Aug 5 17:33:58 UTC 2006

Apatewna wrote:
> O/H Ian Moore Ýãñáøå:
>> It seems that cups now won't recognise the file: setting, yet 
>> previously it did. I checked back through my logs to see if a newer 
>> cups port had come out & I'd inadvertently upgraded to it, but it 
>> seems that's not the case - it's still 1.2.0
>> Using the usb: URI always gives the same result - the job starts 
>> printing but stops after about 12% and won't go any further.
>> Any ideas as to why my cups no longer accepts the file: URI?
>> I'm running FreeBSD 5.11-Release-p2 and my printer is an Epson Stylus 
>> C61 on a USB port.
>> Cheers,
> I just checked and CUPS is at 
> 1.2.2 already.
> I also remember a major problem with 1.2.0. See these threads :
> I remember that the severity of the bug was so great that the 1.2.1 
> update was in the ports in a week or so.
> I'm not in front of a BSD machine to be sure, but have you upgraded your 
> ports lately? Cups 1.2.1 should at least be there.

1.2.0 is what's in the ports tree. See

- Micah

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