print/cups-* ports vs. GNUTLS

Jerry jerry at
Sun Aug 28 10:49:18 UTC 2011

On Sun, 28 Aug 2011 11:16:10 +0200
Heino Tiedemann articulated:

> Matthias Andree <matthias.andree at> wrote:
> > Oh I see Dirk has just fixed this at 08:51 UTC. Thanks, that was
> > quick!
> Fixed?
> I cannot update my cups ports:
> cups-base-1.4.6_5                   <   needs updating (port has
> 1.4.8) cups-client-1.4.6                   <   needs updating (port
> has 1.4.8) cups-image-1.4.6                    <   needs updating
> (port has 1.4.8)
> ** Listing the failed packages (-:ignored / *:skipped / !:failed)
>         - print/cups-base (marked as IGNORE)
>         - print/cups-client (marked as IGNORE)
>         - print/cups-image (marked as IGNORE)
> Do I have do to something that these problem diasapear?

Well, at lest I am not the only one who ran got bite in the ass by
this. Do you have this activated for print/cups-base:

 [ ] GNUTLS       Build with GNUTLS instead of OpenSSL 

checked? I was receiving an error message that this version of GNUTLS
does not support threads. I had to manually go through every cups'
configuration and remove any reference to GNUTLS in order to get it to
build. What is so strange is that it build just fine before with

You might want to list what versions of the involved programs you have
installed. You might want to contact the maintainer AND file a PR. I
don't waste my time anymore.

Jerry ✌
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