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Bug 230665

Summary: Guessing foomatic-db-ppds/HP/mono_laser/HP_LaserJet_4050_Series.ppd.gz from IEEE 1284 ID
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Edgar Hoch <edgar.hoch>
Component: foomaticAssignee: Tim Waugh <twaugh>
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Description Edgar Hoch 2007-03-01 23:25:36 UTC
Description of problem:
system-config-printer shows the following message.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
2.add printer (or change existing printer)...
3.choose model HP LaserJet 4050 with driver Postscript (recommended)
Actual results:
system-config-printer tells me
(in the terminal where system-config-printer was started):

Please report a bug in Bugzilla against 'foomatic':
Include this complete message.
Guessing foomatic-db-ppds/HP/mono_laser/HP_LaserJet_4050_Series.ppd.gz from IEEE
1284 ID:
      <model>LaserJet 4050 Series </model>
URI: ipp://
set PageSize = A4

(IP-address blanked)

Expected results:
No (error) messages

Additional info:

Comment 1 Tim Waugh 2007-03-02 13:00:40 UTC
There are two problems here:

1. The commandset is being given as a string instead of a list.  I've fixed that
in CVS now.

2. The 'report a bug' message is coming from failing to match an IEEE 1284
string with one in our database, but on closer inspection this is from the CUPS
snmp backend, and it's not a true IEEE 1284 string after all.

I might change that message so that it doesn't ask you to report a bug in that
case.  I wonder why there is a trailing blank in the model name though.

What does 'rpm -q cups' say?  Also, what output does this command give?:

  CUPS_DEBUG_LEVEL=1 /usr/lib/cups/backend/snmp

Comment 2 Fedora Update System 2007-04-10 16:53:25 UTC
Fixed in update: system-config-printer-

Comment 3 Bug Zapper 2008-04-04 06:25:02 UTC
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