[PC-BSD Testing] FreeBSD Port: print/hplip

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Thu Nov 17 10:46:45 PST 2011

On 11/17/2011 13:22, N V wrote:
> Hi.
> I have several issues with HPLIP. While other could be unclear, one seems to be somewhere in the source of HPLIP and the patch may solve it.
> I run hp-toolbox, it asks me to setup the printer, I choose one from the list, HPLIP says that it needs some plugin, offers to download and then it fails to download. In the console I get:
> ..
> Verifying archive integrity... All good.
> Uncompressing HPLIP 3.11.10 Plugin Self Extracting Archive.........................................
> Error setting home directory: /etc/hp/hplip.conf not found. Is HPLIP installed?
> error: Plug-in install failed.
> It seems that configuration dir /etc/hp is hardcoded.
> Regards,
> Vans.
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That seems like a porting issue, perhaps the port needs to be fixed to
use /usr/local/etc/hp/hplip.conf.

You may want to report this to the maintainer of hplip: makc at FreeBSD.org


Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software

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