libcups missing

Robert Huff roberthuff at
Sun May 10 11:19:00 UTC 2009

Roland Smith writes:

>  On Sun, May 10, 2009 at 09:51:25AM +0200, kenneth hatteland wrote:
>  > First of all I`d like to say thank you for putting up with all my 
>  > amateur questions. I hope I can be of use here on the list some day...:)
>  > 
>  > I had CUPS working nicely on an networked HP cp1515n from all machines 
>  > in the house. But after upgrading FreeBSD and ports to 7.2 my FreeBSD 
>  > machines states this problem when reaching login : /libexec/ 
>  > : shared object "" not found, required by "cupsd"
>  > 
>  > I guess this has something either to do with cups being recently 
>  > upgraded, or I have negelcted inspecting a file when doing mergemaster 
>  > during upgrade to 7.2
>  I had the same problem when upgrading recently. Rebuilding the
>  cups-client port fixed it. If you have portmaster installed you can do:
>  portmaster -B -d cups-client
>  If not, go to /usr/ports/print/cups-client and run 'make
>  deinstall' and 'make install clean' as root.

	I ended up having to de-install both -client and -base, then
install -base.
	(Mergemaster should have nothing to do with this, as it only
affects files porvided by FreeBSD proper.)

				Robert Huff

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