Subject: Re: Requests to lpd from non-reserved ports rejected (& other q's)
To: Rafal Boni <>
From: Johnny Billquist <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/16/2001 21:17:05
On Wed, 16 May 2001, Rafal Boni wrote:

> While we're on the subject, what's lpd karma say is the better setup of
> the choices below?  All this is just for home, so locking is not so much
> an issue as there's only a print job every few days, but I'd like to set
> it up "right":
> 	(1) Three different queues all pointing to the same device but
> 	    with different filters (one for PS, one RAW for windows
> 	    clients, one for plain-text), or
> 	(2) Three `stacked' queues, with the outputs of one feeding the
> 	    inputs of another:
> 			text queue -> postscipt queue -> raw queue
> 		Where:
> 			Text queue takes in plain text and produces PS.
> 			PS queue takes in PS and produces printer-specific
> 				foo.
> 			Raw queue just feeds it's input directly to the
> 				printer.

Neither. Look at magicfilter, which filters any form of input to the
appropriate output form. (magicfilter is among the packages)


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