wmoran at potentialtech.com
Sun May 25 07:59:31 PDT 2003
Antoine Jacoutot wrote:
> Hi !
> I am trying to use foomatic (http://www.linuxprinting.org) as a print
> filter under FreeBSD-4.8-RELEASE.
> Without any options, it works great.
> Now, I want to give options to the filter script.
> From the foomatic documentation, this is done by (depending on your
> print spooler):
> lpr -Pqueue -J'option1 option2' --> for LPD
> lpr -Pqueue -o option1 -o option2 --> for GNUlpr
> lpr -Pqueue -Z option1 -Z option2 --> for LPRng
> Now, I use the standard lpd print spooler that comes with FreeBSD. From
> the lpr man page, it says that:
> -J job Job name to print on the burst page. Normally, the first file's
> name is used.
> So, should I use another switch, like -Z, although it is for LPRng ?
According to the docs, it certainly looks like you should use -Z (capital).
If this works, it would be a good idea to send an email to the maintainer
of foomatic to request that he update his docs.
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