Introduction to cups-pk-helper

The cups-pk-helper package contains a PolicyKit helper used to configure Cups with fine-grained privileges.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-11.0 platform.

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cups-pk-helper Dependencies


Cups-2.3.3op2 and Polkit-0.119

User Notes:

Installation of cups-pk-helper

First, fix some deprecated syntax that will prevent cups-pk-helper from building on future versions of CUPS:

patch -Np1 -i ../cups-pk-helper-0.2.6-consolidated_fixes-1.patch

Install cups-pk-helper by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr --sysconfdir=/etc &&

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install


Installed Programs: cups-pk-helper-mechanism (library executable)
Installed Libraries: None
Installed Directories: None

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