Failed to discover CUPS

Jean-François Wauthy pollux at
Fri Apr 8 21:19:01 CEST 2005

can you try with this snapshot of the svn tree, i changed the detection
code to use cups-config

Le mardi 29 mars 2005 à 11:01 +0400, Buck a écrit :
> Hello,
> it's about time I asked my question here.
> The problem I'm having is with xfce printing subsystem, in FreeBSD
> 5.3-RELEASE. I'm compiling from ports, and during the configure stage
> I get this:
> checking for ppdFindAttr in -lcups... no
> It doesn't matter whether I explicitly tell configure to enable CUPS
> support or not, naturally.
> The question, since most of you aren't familiar with FreeBSD, is where
> to look to help configure find ppdFindAttr. I tried digging through
> the script, but it's just too overwhelming. Or does ppdFindAttr==no
> means that it finds CUPS libraries but they're somehow 'wrong'?
> Any help is greatly appreciated - I can't print from XFCE.
> Buck
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