Subject: Re: lpd and filter programs
To: Todd Whitesel <>
From: Simon Burge <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 07/24/1998 17:54:58
On Thu, 23 Jul 1998 05:25:58 -0700 (PDT)  Todd Whitesel wrote:

>   [ Stuff about the "Right Way" to set up a printing environment deleted ]
> Printers managed by
> the IT department can be exposed to the entire network via NIS-style pushing.

I did something similar here ages ago using Hesiod instead of NIS
(we were a wholly Ultrix shop at the time).  Right now, there's
364 printers in the Hesiod database - not something we wanted to
manage by hand!

>From memory, there wasn't that much too it - I can dig up patches
if anybody is interested.