Subject: Re: printcap entry, and my printer
To: None <>
From: Sean Matheis <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 12/30/1999 09:28:09
On 30 Dec 1999 10:06:24 GMT, Ryo-ohki informed me that
Matthias Scheler wrote:
* If you don't want headers why do you enable them? Try this:
* lp|ps|My HP 6MP:\
* 	:lp=/dev/lpt0:\
* 	:sd=/var/spool/printers/ps:\
* 	:lf=/var/log/lpd-errs:\
* 	:mx#0:
* 	:sh:

Per the man page for printcap,

sh      bool    false             suppress printing of burst page header

To me, the non-Unix programmer, this implies that "sh=true" means 
suppress the printing.

I'll give your suggestion a try when I'm home tonight (and can see what
gets printed out.)

Sean Matheis  ( ICQ: 1276699