make: *** No rule to make target 'prnt/hpcups/ErnieFilter.cpp', needed by 'hpcups-ErnieFilter.o'. Stop.

Asked by Sheng Leong on 2020-08-05


I have downloaded the source file for hplip (

However, when I try to install by executing "make install", it appear this error message as shown below:
make: *** No rule to make target 'prnt/hpcups/ErnieFilter.cpp', needed by 'hpcups-ErnieFilter.o'. Stop.

I found there is no prnt/hpcups/ErnieFilter.cpp in the source file. So, is it okay to remove the code line related to "prnt/hpcups/ErnieFilter.cpp" in every Makefile?

Sheng Leong

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Do you just want the latest HPLIP?

What is the output of:

lsb_release -a; uname -a; apt-cache policy hplip


Sheng Leong (ssoi) said : #2

Hi, thanks for the reply.
I am using Yocto, not Ubuntu.

I just would like to know what is purpose of prnt/hpcups/ErnieFilter.cpp? Why the default Makefile includes "prnt/hpcups/ErnieFilter.cpp", but not included in the source file?

I would appreciate if you can help and explain on why "prnt/hpcups/ErnieFilter.cpp" is not in the source file, but included in code lines of Makefile in the source file.

Sheng Leong

This is Ubuntu support only. I suggest you post on the Yocto forums. There are distribution agnostic forums on the Web but this isn't one of them

shaf ALSKD (jimimoste33) said : #4

These movements can't be accomplished with the aid of the machine that uses these partitions, however you have to boot from a one of a kind medium, e.G. A live DVD or USB stick inside the "try Ubuntu with out installing" mode.

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