[arch-general] Why was /usr/lib/cups/backend/parallel dropped from cups?

martin kalcher martin.kalcher at googlemail.com
Fri Jun 8 20:06:35 EDT 2012

Am 09.06.2012 01:35, schrieb David C. Rankin:
> On 06/08/2012 06:28 PM, David C. Rankin wrote:
>> Guys,
>>    After updates to cups yesterday, printing to a laserjet4 stopped working.
>> After searching, I discovered /usr/lib/cups/backend/parallel did not exist. Why
>> was it removed from cups PKGBUILD? The size is minimal in the days of gigabyte
>> drives and there are still many parallel and serial printers.
> I should also note cups-filters-1.0.18-2 is up to date, so I can't explain why
> parallel is missing?

I dont have this problem:

LC_ALL=C pacman -Qo /usr/lib/cups/backend/parallel
/usr/lib/cups/backend/parallel is owned by cups-filters 1.0.18-2

Try reinstalling cups-filters.

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