Antoine Jacoutot ajacoutot at
Sun May 25 23:45:31 PDT 2003

On Monday 26 May 2003 06:33, Garance A Drosihn wrote:
> When printing a job, there can be two hosts involved.  There is
> the host you send the job from (ie, where you typed 'lpr'), and
> the host which actually prints the job to the final device.  For
> most users, these are the exact same machine.

Well, it isn't the case for me.

> Assuming both machines are running freebsd's 'lpr' (or that there
> is only one machine, and it is running freebsd's 'lpr'), then you
> probably should use the -J option.

OK, but it does not seem to work. As I understood, it is supposed to 
pass option to the filter, but this is not what it says in the LPR man 

> You may notice that the 'lpr' command has a -Z option.  This is
> only useful if you have two machines, and if the machine which
> does the actual printing to the final device is running LPRng.
> Even then, I am not 100% sure that 'lpr -Z' on freebsd is exactly
> the same as 'lpr -Z' when using LPRng.

OK I understand.

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