Subject: Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc/print/rlpr
To: Christopher SEKIYA <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <email@example.com>
Date: 10/18/2004 21:20:51
On Tue, 19 Oct 2004, Christopher SEKIYA wrote:
> rlpr is a package that makes it possible (or at the very least, easier),
> to print files on remote sites to your local printer. The rlpr
> package includes BSD-compatible replacements for `lpr', `lpq', and
> `lprm', whose functionality is a superset of their BSD counterparts.
> In other words, with the rlpr package, you can do everything you can
> do with the BSD printing commands, and more. The programs contained
> within the rlpr package are all GPL'd, and are more lightweight,
> cleaner and more secure than their BSD counterparts.
This rlpr sounds useful.
I am curious though: what makes it more secure that the BSD lpr family? Or
what is not secure about the BSD versions?
Jeremy C. Reed
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