Subject: Re: lpd and filter programs
To: None <tech-userlevel@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Matthias Scheler <email@example.com>
Date: 07/20/1998 23:06:51
In article <Pine.NEB.3.96.980720120303.26522Hfirstname.lastname@example.org>,
Scott Reynolds <scottr@Plexus.COM> writes:
> what we do to work around this is to create a `local' queue on /dev/null.
I created a FIFO "/dev/lp" which is polled by a shell script running in
an endless loop.
> ... and then uses lp/lpr to inject the job into the appropriate
> queue for the remote printer.
So does my shellscript. But I consider that a kludge.
Matthias Scheler http://home.owl.de/~tron/