[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: Bug#171208: ITP: tlpr -- a Trivial LPR client



Hi,

Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> Package: wnpp
> Version: unavailable; reported 2002-11-29
> Severity: wishlist
> 
> * Package name    : tlpr
>   Version         : 0.1
>   Upstream Author : me
> * URL             : none (yet)
> * License         : GPL
>   Description     : a Trivial LPR client
> 
> tlpr is a trivial line printer client that will send a file to a
> remote printer. It does not know the concept of a configuration file,
> an input filter, or any other form of complexity; instead, it is the
> LPR-equivalent of 'cat foo >/dev/lp0'.

Sory, but why not simply use "cat foo | lpr" ?

I do not see a need for this package.

Maybe you can enlighten me?

Regards,

Rene

-- 
 .''`.  Rene Engelhard -- Debian GNU/Linux Developer
 : :' : http://www.debian.org | http://people.debian.org/~rene/
 `. `'  rene@debian.org | GnuPG-Key ID: 248AEB73
   `-   Fingerprint: 41FA F208 28D4 7CA5 19BB  7AD9 F859 90B0 248A EB73

Attachment: pgpwlrdBksEN1.pgp
Description: PGP signature


Reply to: