Bug 246439 - gutenprint updates break foomatic PPDs
gutenprint updates break foomatic PPDs
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gutenprint (Show other bugs)
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i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Tim Waugh
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Blocks: FC6Update 246446 246448
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Reported: 2007-07-02 05:12 EDT by David W. Legg
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:12 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: 5.0.1-2.fc6
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Last Closed: 2007-07-10 09:51:44 EDT
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Description David W. Legg 2007-07-02 05:12:52 EDT
Description of problem:
A yum update last week-end (Saturday 30/6/2007) installed some new 5.0.0.1
gutenprint RPMs which do not work.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
5.0.0.1

How reproducible:
Every time. Errors in /var/log/cups/error_log

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot system with latest updated FC6 as of 30/6/2007.
2. Attempt to print using gutenprint drivers to say Epson C42 printer.

  
Actual results:
1. Nothing prints.
2. Cups disables queue.
3. Errors in /var/log/cups/error_log complain that the version of PPD files does
not match gutenprint/cups release, i.e. 5.0.0.1.

Expected results:
Something should have printed.

Additional info:
Going back to the previous set of gutenprint extras RPMs (5.0.0.0) fixes the
problem temporarily.
Comment 1 Tim Waugh 2007-07-03 04:28:02 EDT
Please try 5.0.1-2.fc6 (yum update 'gutenprint*').  Does that fix the problem
for you?  Make sure you include gutenprint-foomatic in the update: it's needed
to update the PPD files.
Comment 2 David W. Legg 2007-07-03 16:30:31 EDT
Looks good. Will try it on the original machine and let you know.
Comment 3 David W. Legg 2007-07-05 11:45:32 EDT
Confirmed fixed on FC6 fully udpated.

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