problem upgrading ports : something wrong with cups ?

Leslie Jensen leslie at
Mon Jun 22 11:24:24 UTC 2009

> Whenever I run portmaster -a it fails with several ports : The message I
> get is that someway cups interferes and the here it is : pkg_info:
> package cups-base-1.3.10_2 has no origin recorded
> If I use portmaster on single ports those who do not have any printing
> ability ( no cups dependancy I guess ? ) will function as expected, but
> not scribus etc.
> If I try to delete, reinstall or install cups I get the same message
> quickly and the process is halted with error code 1 as usual..
> Is there anyone who can see what I have done wrong on the system ?
> I have thought of manually removing the cups files in var in hope to be
> able to reinstall but I do not know what I am doing so it would be a
> shot in the dark.....
> I will provide system output if needed.
> Blessed be
> Kenneth Hatteland
Have you read the 20090516 entry in /usr/ports/UPDATING?


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