Subject: Re: lpd and filter programs
To: None <tech-userlevel@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Matthias Scheler <email@example.com>
Date: 07/19/1998 12:58:22
In article <Pine.SOL.3.90.980719144447.13901B-100000@rrzc6>,
Hubert Feyrer <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> While I also think that filters should be processed for remote printers,
> maybe the following extract from printcap.5 will help you also:
> lp str /dev/lp device name to open for output to local
> printer, or port@host for remote
> printer/printer on print server
Yes, I saw that one. Unfortunately is of now use with my Emulex NETque Mate.
I already found a kludge for now - "/dev/lp" is a FIFO which is polled by
a shell script - but I would like to get rid of it.
Matthias Scheler http://home.owl.de/~tron/