Subject: Re: Printing.
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Richard Rauch <email@example.com>
Date: 03/04/1999 16:34:00
> > > > * If I queue up a second typeset man page, while the first one is still
> > > > printing, the tail end (page footer of the last page) of the first
> I think that this may be related to the next bit...
(Is this a hunch, or do you know a reason why this might be?)
> > > > As far as I can tell, lprm doesn't do what it is supposed to do. The
> > > > oddity of my system is that the ``ps'' and ``lp'' printers both directly
[...I SHOULD have said, "The only oddity, that I know of, is..."]
> I used to have this set up. I had two printers raw and ps. As you can
> probably guess the raw printer was for just regular type jobs like
> listings. I had the ps printer send the stuff through ghostscript and
> then send the output back into the raw queue.
> I would have liked the ability to cancel jobs but I sort of had this
> behaviour because I could remove the job from the raw queue. Although
> if I was printing a ps file then I could leave the printer in a
> strange state.
Does this mean that you could use lprm on at least one queue? Or that,
like me, you had to manually remove the files from /var/spool/...? (If
you could delete from your primary printer's queue, were you also aware
that lprm takes a ``-P'' command, exactly as does lpr? Not that it ever
"I probably don't know what I'm talking about." --firstname.lastname@example.org