[rescue] Cups on Solaris

Joshua Boyd jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Thu Nov 18 09:09:57 CST 2004

On Sat, Nov 06, 2004 at 05:51:49PM +0200, Geoffrey S. Mendelson wrote:

> no. I downloaded it from  the official website and compiled it with gcc 3.4
> You also need to get the latest version of Ghostscript, hpijs and
> foomatic-gswraper, foomatic rip and the foomatic ppd from the 
> linuxprinting.org.
> ghostscript also has some libraries it needs, such as png, zlib, jpeg.
> If the printer is on a windows machine, you need to get the smbspool module
> from the samba distribution.
> The trick is to compile it from scratch, put it in /usr/local (make sure
> to update the default library search path) and use a relativly sane
> cupsd.conf. 
> (i.e. not the redhat sample).
> I'd gladly share my cupsd.conf file, I'll post it seperately.

OK, I've been working through following your advice.  At this point I
have GNU Ghostscript 8.01, hpijs and cups 1.1.something installed.
However, I decided to try installing to /opt/cups-stuff rather than let
it become mingled with the large amount of sunfreeware stuff in

I'm not sure what role the foomatic stuff plays, but I'll install it as
well anyway.

Err, I would appreciate your cups.conf file though.

Joshua D. Boyd
jdboyd at jdboyd.net

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