cups-base and cups-lpr - installing from ports

Kris Kennaway kris at
Mon Feb 2 13:19:21 PST 2004

On Mon, Feb 02, 2004 at 05:37:31PM +0000, Phil Reynolds wrote:
> I have satisfactory use of cups-base and cups-lpr, but I believe it
> should be possible to install them somewhat more correctly, so that the
> following happen:
> 1) The system's standard lpr command is replaced by the cups one,
>    without any manual alteration to the PATH being required.

See the CUPS_OVERWRITE_BASE option in cups-lpr.

> 2) portupgrade -a ceases displaying the messages:
>    **  'print/cups-lpr' is marked as IGNORE:
>            "is forbidden: "Changes ownership of system directories""
>    (and the same for cups-base)

The ports were fixed today.

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