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Re: lprng incompat ?

On Thu, Sep 14, 2000 at 01:12:56PM +0900, Ragga Muffin wrote:
> Hello all,
> This is prolly not sparc specific, but I currently cannot test this with i386.
> Are there any known incompatibilities between Debian's lprng 
> and the lpr-package used by redhat ?
> I ask this because whenever I print to a remote ps-printer from my sparc
> I receive 3 emails from the remote daemon (bin@rphost). 
> Specifically the mails read:
> 	     Your printer job ((stdin)) 
> 	     was not printed because the daemon could not stat the file
> However, the printouts come just fine!
> The lpr client on my side reports no errors whatsoever, the daemon on
> the RH(i386) box just barfs about some NOSTAT error and that it sent an email.
> Any clues on this ?

This is an incompatibility between and lprng client and lpr server (not RH
specific, happens with Debian lpr, and everyone elses lprng, too). Either
use lprng on the server, or lpr on the client (I use lpr on both ends,
because I have simple needs :).


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