Subject: Re: misc/5713: New flag for lp
To: Klaus Klein <>
From: D'Arcy J.M. Cain <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 07/07/1998 12:08:53
Thus spake Klaus Klein
> writes:
> > 	The SVR4 lp command takes a -s option to specify that symlinks should
> > 	be used rather than copying.  Under NetBSD, this is the default.  By
> On SVR4 (and UNIX98 systems), the `-s' flag actually means `silent
> operation', rather than `symlink', so the appropriate addition to the
> lp wrapper script would be to recognize and ignore it.

Hmm.  I was going by Linux.  That'll larn me.  In fact, your solution
will deal with both emulations since the default under NetBSD is to
use symlinks anyway.

Shall I PR it?

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