Subject: Re: lpd and filter programs
To: None <tech-userlevel@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Matthias Scheler <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 07/19/1998 12:58:22
In article <Pine.SOL.3.90.980719144447.13901B-100000@rrzc6>,
	Hubert Feyrer <> 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