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

Jeff Licquia licquia at linuxfoundation.org
Fri Jan 10 15:30:44 UTC 2014

On 01/10/2014 09:39 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.

I've filed a bug:


Quick summary: since it's been in the spec for a while, we can't just
get rid of the old path.  But the new path should be added, and the old
one deprecated for future removal.

Feedback appreciated.  We'll probably start on this process for LSB 5.0,
which is currently in beta.
Jeff Licquia
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