Subject: Re: CVS commit: basesrc
To: matthew green <>
From: Gary Duzan <>
List: source-changes
Date: 12/07/1999 22:50:21
In Message <> ,
   matthew green <> wrote:

=>   =>- add a -f flag to lpf to add missing carriage returns.
=>   =>
=>   =>useful when printing UNIX files to an, eg, LaserWriter that wants CR's
=>   =>as well as LF's in raw text.  stair-stepped text is no fun.
=>      Shouldn't this be a printcap option? If you have more than one
=>   printer you might want to LF-ify some but not others. For example,
=>   a PCL printer might get a bit upset.
=>erm, this is an option to the "lpf" program, a standalone filter supplied
=>with the lpr suite, not an option to lpd itself.  ie, one must setup a
=>filter in printcap using lpf to get at this functionality.

   Ah. Thought that was a typo. Makes much more sense now.

					Gary D. Duzan