Force install function in PKGNG
jmzgriffin at gmail.com
Thu Jan 30 11:18:21 UTC 2014
On 2014-01-29, Kenneth Hatteland <kenneth.hatteland at kleppnett.no> wrote:
> My system always have had problems getting my HP cp1515n to work. But
> installing HPLIP from ports, then installing HPIJS with pkg_add -rf will
> get the correct PPDs to show up in CUPS.
> After swithcing to pkgng it does not seem to exist a force option so
> I have to do all my prints on another machine, which is slightly
> annoying. I have read man pages and googled but can not seem to find a
> force funtion. Does anybody know about one or have a better way of
> making the right PPDs install to get my printer going ? Having only
> HPLIP, or HPIJS installed does not make this possible.
> Thanks in advance, Kenneth Hatteland
Have a look at the pkg-add(8) man page. Specifically, the -f option.
This provides the force function you need I believe. Or you might be
able to build it as a port to get it installed.
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