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Re: Should LPR be the standard printer daemon?

>>>>> "Adam" == Adam J Klein <aklein@eskimo.com> writes:

    Adam> 	This message follows up on the previous LPR thread.
    Adam> Until I get a reasonably maintainable and definately secure
    Adam> version of LPR int the distributions, why don't we make
    Adam> LPRng the standard lpd, and move LPR to optional or extra?
    Adam> One problem might be, and since I don't use lprng, I don't
    Adam> know much about it, is the complexity of configuring LPRng.
    Adam> Is it harder for a newbie to set it up than to set up lpr?
    Adam> Comments, please.

Unfortunately, even though LPR is nowhere near as configurable or
flexible or powerful as LPRng, it's still expected on any Linux
system. If we move to LPRng, we'd better make damned sure that LPRng
can read *any* LPR /etc/printcap, or include a converter.

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