[linux] printcap entry for a null printer default

Cere M. Davis cere at u.washington.edu
Wed Mar 31 16:45:17 PST 2004



Ya, that's sort of what I figured. Yuck.


>

> You may need a fake queue with a special print-filter script that sends

> any data submitted to /dev/null.

>

> On Wed, 2004-03-31 at 16:19, Cere M. Davis wrote:

> > Hi.

> >

> > I'm running lprng and want to set my printcap file so that the default

> > printer is null and directs jobs that are sent to no particular printer to

> > /dev/null, basicaly forcing users to use an 'lpr -P <printer>' type

> > command when they send print jobs. I can't figure out how to set this up

> > in /etc/princap in such a way that lprng wont reject. Does anyone have

> > experience with this?

> >

> > Thanks,

> > -Cere

> >

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