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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 "60a27b6420703a33332f3243f43c9a62">
11 <!ENTITY cups-filters-size "1.4 MB">
12 <!ENTITY cups-filters-buildsize "42 MB (with tests)">
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 <othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
21 <date>$Date$</date>
22 </sect1info>
23
24 <title>cups-filters-&cups-filters-version;</title>
25
26 <indexterm zone="cups-filters">
27 <primary sortas="a-cups-filters">cups-filters</primary>
28 </indexterm>
29
30 <sect2 role="package">
31 <title>Introduction to CUPS Filters</title>
32
33 <para>
34 The <application>CUPS Filters</application> package contains backends,
35 filters and other software that was once part of the core
36 <application>CUPS</application> distribution but is no longer
37 maintained by Apple Inc.
38 </para>
39
40 &lfs83_checked;
41
42 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Package Information</bridgehead>
43 <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
44 <listitem>
45 <para>
46 Download (HTTP): <ulink url="&cups-filters-download-http;"/>
47 </para>
48 </listitem>
49 <listitem>
50 <para>
51 Download (FTP): <ulink url="&cups-filters-download-ftp;"/>
52 </para>
53 </listitem>
54 <listitem>
55 <para>
56 Download MD5 sum: &cups-filters-md5sum;
57 </para>
58 </listitem>
59 <listitem>
60 <para>
61 Download size: &cups-filters-size;
62 </para>
63 </listitem>
64 <listitem>
65 <para>
66 Estimated disk space required: &cups-filters-buildsize;
67 </para>
68 </listitem>
69 <listitem>
70 <para>
71 Estimated build time: &cups-filters-time;
72 </para>
73 </listitem>
74 </itemizedlist>
75
76 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">CUPS Filters Dependencies</bridgehead>
77
78 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Required</bridgehead>
79 <para role="required">
80 <xref linkend="cups"/>,
81 <xref linkend="glib2"/>,
82 <xref linkend="gs"/>,
83 <xref linkend="lcms2"/>,
84 <xref linkend="mupdf"/> (mutool),
85 <xref linkend="poppler"/>, and
86 <xref linkend="qpdf"/>
87 </para>
88
89 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Recommended</bridgehead>
90 <para role="recommended">
91 <xref linkend="libjpeg"/>,
92 <xref linkend="libpng"/> and
93 <xref linkend="libtiff"/>
94 </para>
95
96 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional</bridgehead>
97 <para role="optional">
98 <xref linkend="avahi"/>,
99 <xref linkend="dejavu-fonts"/> (required for the tests),
100 <xref linkend="ijs"/>,
101 <xref linkend="openldap"/>,
102 <xref linkend="php"/> (use of this might be broken),
103 <ulink url="http://liblouis.org/">Liblouis (Braille)</ulink>, and
104 <ulink url="http://liblouis.org/">Liblouisutdml (Braille)</ulink>
105 </para>
106
107 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional printer drivers (runtime)</bridgehead>
108 <para role="optional">
109 <xref role="runtime" linkend="gutenprint"/> (for supported printers),
110 or other printer drivers, such as <ulink role="runtime"
111 url="http://sourceforge.net/projects/hplip/files/hplip/">hplip</ulink>
112 </para>
113
114 <para condition="html" role="usernotes">
115 User Notes: <ulink url="&blfs-wiki;/cups-filters"/>
116 </para>
117 </sect2>
118
119 <sect2 role="installation">
120 <title>Installation of CUPS Filters</title>
121
122 <para revision="systemd">
123 First, fix the systemd unit file to work with
124 <application>CUPS</application> 2.0 and later:
125 </para>
126
127<screen revision="systemd"><userinput>sed -i "s:cups.service:org.cups.cupsd.service:g" utils/cups-browsed.service</userinput></screen>
128
129 <para>
130 Install <application>CUPS Filters</application> by running the following
131 commands:
132 </para>
133
134<screen><userinput>
135./configure --prefix=/usr \
136 --sysconfdir=/etc \
137 --localstatedir=/var \
138 --without-rcdir \
139 --disable-static \
140 --disable-avahi \
141 --docdir=/usr/share/doc/cups-filters-&cups-filters-version; &amp;&amp;
142make</userinput></screen>
143
144<!-- The test suite still bombs out for me. I'll leave the instructions for it
145 here though. I didn't have the Dejavu font installed, but used one of the
146 ones installed by X.
147 Version 1.16.0: test worked for me with "make check >testlog 2>&1",
148 that is, the other way around. I have DejaVu fonts. Pierre L
149 With 1.17.2 (and DejaVu) the test output is clean, no need for a log. Ken
150
151 Tests are clean for version 1.21.0: - Bruce
152 # TOTAL: 6
153 # PASS: 6
154 real 0m2.504s -->
155
156 <para>
157 To test the results, issue:
158 <!--<command>make check &gt;testlog 2&gt;&amp;1</command>.-->
159 <command>make check</command>. DejaVu fonts
160 are needed for the tests.
161 </para>
162
163 <para>
164 Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:
165 </para>
166
167<screen role="root"><userinput>make install</userinput></screen>
168
169 <para revision="systemd">
170 Install the systemd unit by running the following command as the
171 <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:
172 </para>
173
174<screen role="root" revision="systemd"><userinput>install -v -m644 utils/cups-browsed.service /lib/systemd/system/cups-browsed.service</userinput></screen>
175
176 </sect2>
177
178 <sect2 role="commands">
179 <title>Command Explanations</title>
180
181 <para>
182 <parameter>patch -Np1 -i ../cups-filters-&cups-filters-version;-poppler67-1.patch</parameter>:
183 Conditionally apply changes for recent versions of poppler.
184 </para>
185
186 <para>
187 <parameter>--disable-avahi</parameter>: This switch is needed
188 if the optional <xref linkend="avahi"/> is not installed. Remove
189 it if avahi is installed and you need network printer discovery
190 capabilities.
191 </para>
192
193 <para>
194 <parameter>--without-rcdir</parameter>: This switch disables
195 installation of the bundled bootscript which is not compatible
196 with BLFS.
197 </para>
198
199<!-- Those are hard dependencies now
200 <para>
201 <parameter>- -with-gs-path=/usr/bin/gs</parameter>: This switch
202 defines the path to the <application>GhostScript</application>
203 binary in case <xref linkend="gs"/> is not installed at build time.
204 </para>
205
206 <para>
207 <parameter>- -with-pdftops-path=/usr/bin/gs</parameter>: This switch
208 defines the path to the <application>GhostScript</application>
209 binary in case <xref linkend="gs"/> is not installed at build time.
210 </para>
211-->
212
213 <xi:include xmlns:xi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XInclude"
214 href="../../xincludes/static-libraries.xml"/>
215
216 <para>
217 <option>--enable-ijs</option>: This switch will allow the pdftoijs
218 filter, for sending PDFs to an HP InkJet Server, to be built.
219 </para>
220
221<!--<para>
222 <command>make check 2&gt;&amp;1 &gt;testlog</command>: The testsuite
223 dumps a stream of bytes into the input buffer after it finishes. Sending
224 the output to a file keeps the history usable, but some debug information
225 will still appear on the screen.
226 </para>-->
227
228<!-- option seems to be obsolete - configure doesn't pick it up
229 <para>
230 <option>- -with-test-path=<replaceable>VALUE</replaceable></option>: If you wish to run the tests, but
231 you do not have the default
232 <filename>/usr/share/fonts/dejavu/DejaVuSans.ttf</filename> use this switch
233 to specify where <filename>DejaVuSans.ttf</filename> (or perhaps some other
234 text TTF font - untested) is located.
235 </para>
236-->
237
238 </sect2>
239
240<!-- TODO: Write a bootscript for cups-browsed -->
241
242 <sect2 role="configuration" revision="systemd">
243 <title>Configuring CUPS Filters</title>
244
245 <sect3 id="cups-filters-init">
246 <title>Systemd Units</title>
247
248 <para>
249 To start the <command>cups-browsed</command> daemon at boot, enable
250 the previously installed systemd unit by running the following command
251 as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:
252 </para>
253
254 <indexterm zone="cups-filters cups-filters-init">
255 <primary sortas="f-cups-browsed">cups-browsed</primary>
256 </indexterm>
257
258<screen role="root"><userinput>systemctl enable cups-browsed</userinput></screen>
259
260 </sect3>
261
262 </sect2>
263
264 <sect2 role="content">
265 <title>Contents</title>
266
267 <segmentedlist>
268 <segtitle>Installed Programs</segtitle>
269 <segtitle>Installed Libraries</segtitle>
270 <segtitle>Installed Directories</segtitle>
271
272 <seglistitem>
273 <seg>
274 cups-browsed, driverless (link), foomatic-rip (link) and ttfread
275 </seg>
276 <seg>
277 libcupsfilters.so and libfontembed.so
278 </seg>
279 <seg>
280 /usr/include/{cupsfilters,fontembed},
281 /usr/lib/cups/driver,
282 /usr/share/cups/{braille,charsets},
283 /usr/share/doc/cups-filters-&cups-filters-version; and
284 /usr/share/ppd/cupsfilters
285 </seg>
286 </seglistitem>
287 </segmentedlist>
288
289 <variablelist>
290 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
291 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
292 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
293
294 <varlistentry id="cups-browsed">
295 <term><command>cups-browsed</command></term>
296 <listitem>
297 <para>
298 is a daemon for browsing the Bonjour and CUPS broadcasts of shared,
299 remote CUPS printers.
300 </para>
301 <indexterm zone="cups-filters cups-browsed">
302 <primary sortas="b-cups-browsed">cups-browsed</primary>
303 </indexterm>
304 </listitem>
305 </varlistentry>
306
307 <varlistentry id="foomatic-rip">
308 <term><command>foomatic-rip</command></term>
309 <listitem>
310 <para>
311 is a universal print filter/RIP wrapper which can be used as CUPS
312 filter or stand-alone for spooler-less, direct printing.
313 </para>
314 <indexterm zone="cups-filters foomatic-rip">
315 <primary sortas="b-foomatic-rip">foomatic-rip</primary>
316 </indexterm>
317 </listitem>
318 </varlistentry>
319
320 <varlistentry id="libcupsfilters">
321 <term><filename class="libraryfile">libcupsfilters.so</filename></term>
322 <listitem>
323 <para>
324 contains <application>CUPS Filters</application> API functions.
325 </para>
326 <indexterm zone="cups-filters libcupsfilters">
327 <primary sortas="c-libcupsfilters">libcupsfilters.so</primary>
328 </indexterm>
329 </listitem>
330 </varlistentry>
331
332 </variablelist>
333
334 </sect2>
335
336</sect1>
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