Subject: Re: lpwrapper
To: Julio Merino <>
From: Frederick Bruckman <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 03/20/2003 09:13:51
On Thu, 20 Mar 2003, Julio Merino wrote:

> On Thu, 20 Mar 2003 08:29:58 -0600 (CST)
> Frederick Bruckman <> wrote:
> > CUPS is an ugly hack. The whole notion of parsing the content of the
> > print job to determine how to handle it is fundamentally flawed.
> How is this related to what I'm proposing?

You're proposing that we move our "lpd" out of the way in support of
CUPS "lpd". If CUPS were expected to replace out "lpd" in the way
"postfix" was expected to replace "sendmail", then it would make sense
to support it, but it's not, so it doesn't.