OT: printer support [was: Re: Should I add this Repo?]

Leonard Chatagnier lenc5570 at sbcglobal.net
Tue Oct 28 16:14:52 GMT 2008




--- On Tue, 10/28/08, Derek Broughton <news at pointerstop.ca> wrote:

> From: Derek Broughton <news at pointerstop.ca>
> Subject: Re: OT: printer support [was: Re: Should I add this Repo?]
> To: ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com
> Date: Tuesday, October 28, 2008, 9:44 AM
> Dotan Cohen wrote:
> 
> > 2008/10/27 Leonard Chatagnier
> <lenc5570 at sbcglobal.net>:
> >> I still call that great support even with the
> --force-architecture.
> > 
> > Because in your case you were lucky and nothing broke.
> Had it broken
> > PulseAudio, or mpeg playback, or your internet
> connection, then who
> > would you have blamed?
> 
> I was particularly intrigued by NoOp's post where he
> said it called
> for "--force-all --force-architecture" - the
> --force-architecture seems
> just barely acceptable, but --force-all?  What if they
> include some file
> (in /bin, for instance) that exists in another obscure, but
> vital to you,
> package?  That just got replaced, sorry...
> -- 
FWIW, I didn't use --force-all-architecture but --force-architecture as said before.

Leonard Chatagnier
lenc5570 at sbcglobal.net





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