Setting up CUPS on FreeBSD-arm using Raspberry Pi 2

Tijl Coosemans tijl at
Sun Dec 4 22:15:15 UTC 2016

On Sun, 4 Dec 2016 10:20:58 -0800 bob prohaska <fbsd at> wrote:
> In trying to set up CUPS on a Raspberry Pi running -current there seems
> to be a catch-22: CUPS compiles, installs and answers a browser pointed
> at localhost:631 but attemps to print a test page report
> no such file or directory
> which it is suggested (by a web search) can be fixed by installing
> /usr/ports/print/cups-filters.
> An attempt to make cups-filters appears to stop in something called
> icc, apparently /usr/ports/lang/icc, which is of inconsistent with
> an ARM host.
> Am I correct in thinking that cups-filters is necessary to getting
> CUPS running on a Raspberry Pi? It's a model 2 if that matters, uname
> reports
> FreeBSD 12.0-CURRENT (RPI2) #0 r309382: Fri Dec  2 23:22:02 PST 2016

You need cups-filters yes.  Please post the last couple of build commands
and error messages you are seeing.

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