printcap configuration problem

Martin Alejandro Paredes Sanchez mapsware at
Mon Jul 28 05:19:30 UTC 2014

El Fri, 18 Jul 2014 08:40:33 -0700 (PDT)
Beeblebrox <zaphod at> escribió:
> Just an idea that I'd like to test if possible:
> Is there a way to parse a cups/ppd/*ppd file for lpd? So, for example
> /usr/local/libexec/lf2crlf (or any "if" file) maybe I would change to
> #!/bin/sh
> sed/awk /usr/local/etc/cups/ppd/HP_LaserJet_2100.ppd
> This is to test what is brıken in cups - the ppd (unlikely) or cups.
> Regards.

foomatic can process the PPD file

martin at morena ~ > pkg info foomatic-filters
Name           : foomatic-filters
Comment        : Foomatic wrapper scripts
Description    :
Filter scripts used by the printer spoolers to convert the incoming
PostScript data into the printer's native format using a
printer/driver specific, but spooler-independent PPD file.


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