Subject: Re: Printing w/CR's
To: John F. Woods <>
From: Keith Moore <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/08/1994 21:53:17
> I guess I've been infected by STREAMS; the solution that instantly
> occurred to me (well, the second solution, anyway) was "gee, if lpt
> were a STREAMS driver, you could push on an arbitrary line-printer
> translation module to suit a given printer (using a loadable kernel
> module, at that)...".

I've always done this sort of thing with the lpd back-end.  Didn't
there used to be an "lpf" filter that did tab->space, \n->CRLF
expansion, etc?  Was this one of the encumbered files that never
got replaced?