source: pst/printing/cups-filters.xml@ 0791109e

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Package updates.
Update to cups-filters-1.28.9.
Update to bind-9.16.18.

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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.5//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.5/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6
7 <!ENTITY cups-filters-download-http
8 "https://www.openprinting.org/download/cups-filters/cups-filters-&cups-filters-version;.tar.xz">
9 <!ENTITY cups-filters-download-ftp " ">
10 <!ENTITY cups-filters-md5sum "1ea8d0311463d4026f0f631a4843dec2">
11 <!ENTITY cups-filters-size "1.4 MB">
12 <!ENTITY cups-filters-buildsize "55 MB (with tests), 17 MB installed">
13 <!ENTITY cups-filters-time "0.4 SBU (with tests)">
14]>
15
16<sect1 id="cups-filters" xreflabel="cups-filters-&cups-filters-version;">
17 <?dbhtml filename="cups-filters.html"?>
18
19 <sect1info>
20 <date>$Date$</date>
21 </sect1info>
22
23 <title>cups-filters-&cups-filters-version;</title>
24
25 <indexterm zone="cups-filters">
26 <primary sortas="a-cups-filters">cups-filters</primary>
27 </indexterm>
28
29 <sect2 role="package">
30 <title>Introduction to CUPS Filters</title>
31
32 <para>
33 The <application>CUPS Filters</application> package contains backends,
34 filters and other software that was once part of the core
35 <application>CUPS</application> distribution but is no longer
36 maintained by Apple Inc.
37 </para>
38
39 &lfs101_checked;
40
41 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Package Information</bridgehead>
42 <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
43 <listitem>
44 <para>
45 Download (HTTP): <ulink url="&cups-filters-download-http;"/>
46 </para>
47 </listitem>
48 <listitem>
49 <para>
50 Download (FTP): <ulink url="&cups-filters-download-ftp;"/>
51 </para>
52 </listitem>
53 <listitem>
54 <para>
55 Download MD5 sum: &cups-filters-md5sum;
56 </para>
57 </listitem>
58 <listitem>
59 <para>
60 Download size: &cups-filters-size;
61 </para>
62 </listitem>
63 <listitem>
64 <para>
65 Estimated disk space required: &cups-filters-buildsize;
66 </para>
67 </listitem>
68 <listitem>
69 <para>
70 Estimated build time: &cups-filters-time;
71 </para>
72 </listitem>
73 </itemizedlist>
74
75 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">CUPS Filters Dependencies</bridgehead>
76
77 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Required</bridgehead>
78 <para role="required">
79 <xref linkend="cups"/>,
80 <xref linkend="glib2"/>,
81 <xref linkend="gs"/>,
82 <xref linkend="lcms2"/>,
83 <xref linkend="poppler"/>, and
84 <xref linkend="qpdf"/>
85 </para>
86
87 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Recommended</bridgehead>
88 <para role="recommended">
89 <xref linkend="dejavu-fonts"/> (the build fails if they are not
90 installed, although they are only required for the tests),
91 <xref linkend="libjpeg"/>,
92 <xref linkend="libpng"/>,
93 <xref linkend="libtiff"/>, and
94 <xref linkend="mupdf"/> (mutool)
95 </para>
96
97 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional</bridgehead>
98 <para role="optional">
99 <xref linkend="avahi"/> (required to build the DNSSD backend of the
100 <command>cups-browsed</command> daemon, which is needed for operating
101 some network printers),
102 <xref linkend="openldap"/>,
103 <xref linkend="php"/> (use of this might be broken),
104 <ulink url="http://liblouis.org/">Liblouis (Braille)</ulink>, and
105 <ulink url="http://liblouis.org/">Liblouisutdml (Braille)</ulink>
106 </para>
107
108 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional printer drivers (runtime)</bridgehead>
109 <para role="optional">
110 <xref role="runtime" linkend="gutenprint"/> (for supported printers),
111 or other printer drivers, such as <ulink role="runtime"
112 url="https://sourceforge.net/projects/hplip/files/hplip/">hplip</ulink>
113 </para>
114
115 <para condition="html" role="usernotes">
116 User Notes: <ulink url="&blfs-wiki;/cups-filters"/>
117 </para>
118 </sect2>
119
120 <sect2 role="installation">
121 <title>Installation of CUPS Filters</title>
122
123<!--
124 <para revision="systemd">
125 First, fix the systemd unit file to work with
126 <application>CUPS</application> 2.0 and later:
127 </para>
128
129<screen revision="systemd"><userinput>sed -i "s:cups.service:org.cups.cupsd.service:g" utils/cups-browsed.service</userinput></screen>
130-->
131
132 <para>
133 Install <application>CUPS Filters</application> by running the following
134 commands:
135 </para>
136
137<screen><userinput>./configure --prefix=/usr \
138 --sysconfdir=/etc \
139 --localstatedir=/var \
140 --without-rcdir \
141 --disable-static \
142 --disable-avahi \
143 --docdir=/usr/share/doc/cups-filters-&cups-filters-version; &amp;&amp;
144make</userinput></screen>
145
146<!-- The test suite still bombs out for me. I'll leave the instructions for it
147 here though. I didn't have the Dejavu font installed, but used one of the
148 ones installed by X.
149 Version 1.16.0: test worked for me with "make check >testlog 2>&1",
150 that is, the other way around. I have DejaVu fonts. Pierre L
151 With 1.17.2 (and DejaVu) the test output is clean, no need for a log. Ken
152
153 Tests are clean for version 1.21.0 (and version 1.21.5): - Bruce
154 # TOTAL: 6
155 # PASS: 6
156 real 0m2.504s -->
157
158 <para>
159 To test the results, issue:
160 <!--<command>make check &gt;testlog 2&gt;&amp;1</command>.-->
161 <command>make check</command>. DejaVu fonts
162 are needed for the tests.
163 </para>
164
165 <para>
166 Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:
167 </para>
168
169<screen role="root"><userinput>make install</userinput></screen>
170
171 <para revision="systemd">
172 Install the systemd unit by running the following command as the
173 <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:
174 </para>
175
176<screen role="root" revision="systemd"><userinput>install -v -m644 utils/cups-browsed.service /lib/systemd/system/cups-browsed.service</userinput></screen>
177
178 </sect2>
179
180 <sect2 role="commands">
181 <title>Command Explanations</title>
182
183<!-- please comment this if no patches are currently needed -->
184<!--<para>
185 <parameter>patch -Np1 -i ../cups-filters-&cups-filters-version;-poppler71-1.patch</parameter>:
186 Conditionally apply changes for recent versions of poppler.
187 </para>
188 Poppler-0.72.0, cups-filters-1.21.5 - no longer needed.-->
189
190 <para>
191 <parameter>--disable-avahi</parameter>: This switch is needed
192 if the optional <xref linkend="avahi"/> is not installed. Remove
193 it if avahi is installed and you need network printer discovery
194 capabilities.
195 </para>
196
197 <para>
198 <parameter>--without-rcdir</parameter>: This switch disables
199 installation of the bundled bootscript which is not compatible
200 with BLFS.
201 </para>
202
203<!-- Those are hard dependencies now
204 <para>
205 <parameter>- -with-gs-path=/usr/bin/gs</parameter>: This switch
206 defines the path to the <application>GhostScript</application>
207 binary in case <xref linkend="gs"/> is not installed at build time.
208 </para>
209
210 <para>
211 <parameter>- -with-pdftops-path=/usr/bin/gs</parameter>: This switch
212 defines the path to the <application>GhostScript</application>
213 binary in case <xref linkend="gs"/> is not installed at build time.
214 </para>
215-->
216
217 <xi:include xmlns:xi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XInclude"
218 href="../../xincludes/static-libraries.xml"/>
219 <!--
220 <para>
221 <option>- -enable-ijs</option>: This switch will allow the pdftoijs
222 filter, for sending PDFs to an HP InkJet Server, to be built.
223 </para>
224 -->
225
226 <para>
227 <option>--with-test-font-path=<replaceable>VALUE</replaceable></option>:
228 If you wish to run the tests, but
229 you do not have the default
230 <filename>/usr/share/fonts/dejavu/DejaVuSans.ttf</filename> use this
231 switch to specify where <filename>DejaVuSans.ttf</filename> (or perhaps
232 some other text TTF font - untested) is located.
233 </para>
234
235
236 </sect2>
237
238<!-- TODO: Write a bootscript for cups-browsed -->
239
240 <sect2 role="configuration" revision="systemd">
241 <title>Configuring CUPS Filters</title>
242
243 <sect3 id="cups-filters-init">
244 <title>Systemd Units</title>
245
246 <para>
247 To start the <command>cups-browsed</command> daemon at boot, enable
248 the previously installed systemd unit by running the following command
249 as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:
250 </para>
251
252 <indexterm zone="cups-filters cups-filters-init">
253 <primary sortas="f-cups-browsed">cups-browsed</primary>
254 </indexterm>
255
256<screen role="root"><userinput>systemctl enable cups-browsed</userinput></screen>
257
258 </sect3>
259
260 </sect2>
261
262 <sect2 role="content">
263 <title>Contents</title>
264
265 <segmentedlist>
266 <segtitle>Installed Programs</segtitle>
267 <segtitle>Installed Libraries</segtitle>
268 <segtitle>Installed Directories</segtitle>
269
270 <seglistitem>
271 <seg>
272 cups-browsed, driverless, driverless-fax, foomatic-rip, and ttfread
273 </seg>
274 <seg>
275 libcupsfilters.so and libfontembed.so
276 </seg>
277 <seg>
278 /usr/include/{cupsfilters,fontembed},
279 /usr/lib/cups/{backend,driver,filter},
280 /usr/share/cups/{braille,charsets},
281 /usr/share/doc/cups-filters-&cups-filters-version;, and
282 /usr/share/ppd/cupsfilters
283 </seg>
284 </seglistitem>
285 </segmentedlist>
286
287 <variablelist>
288 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
289 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
290 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
291
292 <varlistentry id="cups-browsed">
293 <term><command>cups-browsed</command></term>
294 <listitem>
295 <para>
296 is a daemon for browsing the Bonjour and CUPS broadcasts of shared,
297 remote CUPS printers
298 </para>
299 <indexterm zone="cups-filters cups-browsed">
300 <primary sortas="b-cups-browsed">cups-browsed</primary>
301 </indexterm>
302 </listitem>
303 </varlistentry>
304
305 <varlistentry id="driverless">
306 <term><command>driverless</command></term>
307 <listitem>
308 <para>
309 is a PPD generator utility for driverless printing
310 </para>
311 <indexterm zone="cups-filters driverless">
312 <primary sortas="b-driverless">driverless</primary>
313 </indexterm>
314 </listitem>
315 </varlistentry>
316
317 <varlistentry id="driverless-fax">
318 <term><command>driverless-fax</command></term>
319 <listitem>
320 <para>
321 is a wrapper to <command>driverless</command> for FAX type devices
322 </para>
323 <indexterm zone="cups-filters driverless-fax">
324 <primary sortas="b-driverless-fax">driverless-fax</primary>
325 </indexterm>
326 </listitem>
327 </varlistentry>
328
329 <varlistentry id="foomatic-rip">
330 <term><command>foomatic-rip</command></term>
331 <listitem>
332 <para>
333 is a universal print filter/RIP wrapper which can be used as CUPS
334 filter or stand-alone for spooler-less, direct printing
335 </para>
336 <indexterm zone="cups-filters foomatic-rip">
337 <primary sortas="b-foomatic-rip">foomatic-rip</primary>
338 </indexterm>
339 </listitem>
340 </varlistentry>
341
342 <varlistentry id="libcupsfilters">
343 <term><filename class="libraryfile">libcupsfilters.so</filename></term>
344 <listitem>
345 <para>
346 contains <application>CUPS Filters</application> API functions
347 </para>
348 <indexterm zone="cups-filters libcupsfilters">
349 <primary sortas="c-libcupsfilters">libcupsfilters.so</primary>
350 </indexterm>
351 </listitem>
352 </varlistentry>
353
354 </variablelist>
355
356 </sect2>
357
358</sect1>
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