USB devices and the latest update to CUPS

Tijl Coosemans tijl at
Fri Mar 18 09:37:28 UTC 2016

On Fri, 18 Mar 2016 09:40:01 +0100 Thomas Gellekum <thomas.gellekum at> wrote:
> On 03/18/2016 07:14, Jonathan Chen wrote:
>> Ever since the latest update to CUPS, jobs sent attached to my USB
>> printer are stuck with:
>> D [18/Mar/2016:17:01:05 +1300] [Job 407] libusb_get_device_list=1
>> I [18/Mar/2016:17:01:05 +1300] [Job 407] Waiting for printer to become
>> available.
>> This will loop indefinitely, with the printer never coming available.
>> If I stop CUPS and directly cat(1) a file to /dev/unlpt0, output will
>> appear; so it's nothing to do with the USB connection to the printer.
>> Anyone else seeing this?  
> Yes. I also noticed that the LIBUSB was dropped (unset in my case).

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