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Re: Print Alternative

On Mon, Jan 03, 2005 at 01:05:18AM -0200, Fernanda Giroleti Weiden wrote:
> So, here goes my suggestion and a request: what do you think of using
> the alternatives system for printing?
We could do. I'm not sure how it would all work together though,
alternatives work fine with binaries but with daemons it gets tricky.

> My suggestion to the name of this alternative is "print" which should
> point to the command used to print (ex.: /usr/bin/lpr)
Most of the packages conflict with each other and supply lpr and other
similiar binaries.  You probably need to go and check what the
configuration thing actually needs.

 - Craig
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