Subject: Re: lpwrapper
To: Jeremy C. Reed <>
From: Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 04/26/2004 21:06:59
On Mon, 26 Apr 2004 11:45:05 -0700 (PDT)
"Jeremy C. Reed" <> wrote:

> What do you all think of a wrapper like mailwrapper for lpr and other
> printer tools?
> I don't know if all bin/lp* have similar command line syntax and usage.
> But it would be nice to have a wrapper so cups, LPRng, BSD lpr, pdq and
> others can be quickly used.

Search the tech-userlevel@ archives.  I once proposed it (even with an
implementation of it, based heavily on mailwrapper), but there were several
objections :-(

I still think it could be very good (TM) to have it, at least until syspkg
work fine (which seem not near enough).


Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
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