Subject: Re: CVS commit: basesrc
To: matthew green <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Gary Duzan <email@example.com>
Date: 12/07/1999 22:50:21
In Message <firstname.lastname@example.org> ,
matthew green <email@example.com> 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