print/cups: since update to 1.7.1: error : Send-Document client-error-document-format-not-supported

O. Hartmann ohartman at
Fri Apr 11 17:39:56 UTC 2014

On Fri, 11 Apr 2014 19:22:39 +0400
Boris Samorodov <bsam at> wrote:

> 11.04.2014 19:09, Boris Samorodov пишет:
> > Can you try to install print/hplip at a vanilla system (say, in a jail)
> > to try it out? 
> Forgot to add: please, install print/cups-filters as well.

Other seem to have similar problems with the "new" CUPS. I was suggested to deinstall
everything and reinstall cups and hplip. i did. I deinstalled every cups port installed.
I also deinstalled then hplip and every foomatic-port installed. Then I reinstalled
print/cups which reels in these cups ports:


As one can see, cups-filters get installed by default (as well as its dependency

After that, I installed hplip via portmaster print/hplip. This reels in
print/foomatic-filters as well.

With this procedure, I end up as I did with having print/cups-filters. The printer is

I deleted the print queue, installed a new one with the driver from hplip, to be precise:

The "funny" part is that whenever I change the printer driver, a stuck print job produces
a sheet of paper with "?%" at the very end. the document is stuck and can not be printed,
I have to cancel it.

Even with the patch you provided earlier I can not print PDFs anymore! I have to
deinstall print/cups-filters to make the printer system work again.

Please can one revert to cups 1.5.x and get rid of this mess and mayhem?
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