Cups on FreeBSd-12.1p7
James B. Byrne
byrnejb at harte-lyne.ca
Thu Jul 30 13:55:09 UTC 2020
On Wed, July 29, 2020 05:10, TÄ³l Coosemans wrote:
> On Tue, 28 Jul 2020 16:46:25 -0400 "James B. Byrne via
> freebsd-questions" <freebsd-questions at freebsd.org> wrote:
>> Following a pkg upgrade the printers on my desktop stopped working. I use
>> cups and I see this in /var/log/cups/error.log
. . .
>> (gs_ll3.ps) 1 Pscript5Idiom.pkgsave IdiomSet 7
> The pkgsave extension is used by pkg when it has to install a file over
> an existing file. It renames the existing file with this extension then.
> Pscript5Idiom should be in /usr/local/share/ghostscript/9.52/Resource/IdiomSet/
> So my guess is something went wrong with the registration of the
> ghostscript package during a previous upgrade. You can just remove this
> file. Maybe you should also search your system for other pkgsave files.
Thank you very much. I have eliminated the problematic files and directories,
run 'pkg check --shlibs --dependencies --checksums --all', and forced the
install of all reported packages. The print service now works again.
Still cannot get cups-pdf to work but that is another problem for another day.
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