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[bug#30500] [PATCH] services: cups: Add all extensions by default.

From: Tobias Geerinckx-Rice
Subject: [bug#30500] [PATCH] services: cups: Add all extensions by default.
Date: Mon, 19 Oct 2020 17:58:16 +0200

zimoun 写道:
$ guix size cups-filters | tail -1
total: 270.4 MiB
$ guix size cups-filters escpr hplip foomatic-filters | tail -1
total: 569.5 MiB

It's since improved. Probably thanks to hplip-minimal, whilst the newer Samsung SpliX package adds a mere 0.2 MiB:

 λ guix size cups | tail -n 1
 total: 279.5 MiB
λ guix size cups-filters escpr hplip-minimal foomatic-filters splix | tail -n 1
 total: 405.4 MiB (+45%)

I think carrying all this could make ‘guix system reconfigure’
heavyweight for many—lots of unnecessary downloads/rebuilds, etc.

‘Lots’ is way overblown.  This is it:


With the last 2 (3?) almost certainly already installed, this is not unreasonable for ‘cups-service-type actually prints, even if you visit grandma’.

Visit grandma,


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