Bug 107061 - Upgrade to new versions of Fedora replaces modified mime.types
Summary: Upgrade to new versions of Fedora replaces modified mime.types
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: cups   
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Version: rawhide
Hardware: i686
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Tim Waugh
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Reported: 2003-10-14 18:55 UTC by Clifford Snow
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:10 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-10-15 10:52:16 UTC
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Description Clifford Snow 2003-10-14 18:55:13 UTC
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Description of problem:
Whenever I upgrade to the latest beta release, /etc/cups/mimes.types is replaced
with a default.  mime.convs is not changed.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Modify /etc/cups/mime.types
2. Update with latest cds

Actual Results:  mime.types is replaced with what appears to be a default version.

Expected Results:  user changes should remain.  

Additional info:

I uncomment the line
# application/octet-stream
to allow printing from a windows client.  

A similar line in mime.convs is not changes  
application/octet-stream        application/vnd.cups-raw        0 

It is left uncommented.

Comment 1 Tim Waugh 2003-10-15 10:52:16 UTC
This line is changed by redhat-config-printer.  You need to specify that the
queue is a raw queue in the redhat-config-printer tool.

Comment 2 Clifford Snow 2003-10-17 18:50:23 UTC
Thanks - I kept looking for the Raw Queue in the tab Queue Type.  Then I found
that if selected the generic print driver instead of HP I could select Raw Print

Seems to me that the instructions for redhat-config-printer should be updated to
show how to do this.  It didn't seem intuitive to me.  

Clifford Snow

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