[lsb-discuss] LSB 3.2 requires /usr/bin/foomatic-rip: rationale?

Mats Wichmann mats at wichmann.us
Fri Jan 10 15:06:17 UTC 2014

On 01/10/2014 07:39 AM, Till Kamppeter wrote:
> Hi,
> it seems that there is a possible bug in the LSB. The LSB seems to
> require /usr/bin/foomatic-rip, but in reality the printing workflow uses
> /usr/lib/cups/filter/foomatic-rip. /usr/bin/foomatic-rip is only for
> convenience, debugging, and development. We should fix this.
>    Till
> On 01/10/2014 03:24 PM, Tim Waugh wrote:
>> Hi Till,
>> Do you know why LSB 3.2 requires "/usr/bin/foomatic-rip"? Is there a
>> reason foomatic-rip has to live there instead of /usr/lib/cups/filter
>> like all the other filters?
>> Thanks,
>> Tim.

my guess is a non-expert ended up interpreting requirements which were
not clear enough...  here's the original request:


we would entertain a bug to address this (I don't know that
/usr/lib/cups is mentioned at all in the spec but I'm working from
memory, not from grepping)

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