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From: =?UTF-8?Q?Martin-=C3=89ric?= Racine <q-funk <at> iki.fi>
Subject: Bug#539156: [Pkg-cups-devel] Bug#539156: cups-pdf: requires user interaction on installation
Newsgroups: gmane.linux.debian.devel.bugs.rc
Date: Wednesday 29th July 2009 15:17:43 UTC (over 7 years ago)
On Wed, Jul 29, 2009 at 4:49 PM, Ronny Standtke
wrote:
> Package: cups-pdf
> Version: 2.5.0-4
> Justification: Policy 3.9.1
> Severity: serious
>
> *** Please type your report below this line ***
>
> cups-pdf requires user interaction because of calling lpadmin in the
> postinst script. This violates Debian policy "3.9.1 Prompting in
> maintainer scripts". Quote: "Prompting must be done by communicating
> through a program, such as debconf, which conforms to the Debian
> Configuration Management Specification, version 2 or higher."

Excuse me, but exactly how is a fully automated run of lpadmin
supposed to qualify as user prompting?

> This bug breaks automatic build of Debian Live images:
> http://lists.debian.org/debian-live/2009/07/msg00113.html

Unable to reproduce.  Are you sure that CUPS correctly configured
before CUPS-PDF configuration started?

> The same issue is also filed against the Ubuntu package:
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/cups-pdf/+bug/241700

That's against a rather old version of the same package.

Martin-√Čric
 
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