Ulpt problems.

Warren Block wblock at wonkity.com
Sun Jul 26 23:34:30 UTC 2015

On Sun, 26 Jul 2015, Bernt Hansson wrote:

>> Please start by testing without any filters.  Use the printcap file shown 
>> in
>> https://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/printing-lpd.html#printing-lpd-setup 
>> and test with the small PostScript sample at the end of
>> https://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/printing-lpd.html#printing-lpd-filters-ps2pcl 
> That did work... Strange. But if I add a filter like this
> :if=/usr/local/libexec/enscript:\  from the handbook it stops working. Odd to 
> say the least.

Not necessarily, it just means something is wrong with the filter.  Is 
print/enscript-letter or print/enscript-a4 installed?

The filters can be tested directly.  Send some text to the filter:

   lptest | /usr/local/libexec/enscript

It will produce a bunch of PostScript output, the last lines of which 

   %%Pages: 4
   %%DocumentNeededResources: font Courier-Bold Courier
   [ 4 pages * 1 copy ] left in -

If that does not work, check the contents of the 
/usr/local/libexec/enscript file and the permissions set on it.

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