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Re: LPR Question



On Wed, Sep 08, 2004 at 12:08:39PM +1200, Juha Saarinen wrote:
> On Tue, 7 Sep 2004 15:18:01 -0700, Jacob Meuser <jakemsr_(_at_)_jakemsr_(_dot_)_com> wrote:
> > 
> > 
> > On Wed, Sep 08, 2004 at 09:47:07AM +1200, Juha Saarinen wrote:
> > At the very least, CUPS will install another lpr and lpq, so this
> > must be dealt with.  Therefore, it is more work to setup and maintain.
> 
> FreeBSD's CUPS port deals with it like this:
> 
> pre-everything::
> .ifndef CUPS_OVERWRITE_BASE
>         @${ECHO_MSG} "***"
>         @${ECHO_MSG} "You can define CUPS_OVERWRITE_BASE=yes in your"
>         @${ECHO_MSG} "make.conf to remove base system lpr tools from"
>         @${ECHO_MSG} "PATH search. In this case it is recommended to"
>         @${ECHO_MSG} "also define NO_LPR=yes, to not write base lpr"
>         @${ECHO_MSG} "binaries during next make world"
>         @${ECHO_MSG} "***"
> .endif

so?

> 
> > Also, CUPS uses an odd version of ghostscript, therefore, it is more
> > work to setup and maintain.
> 
> 
> Seems to use GNU Ghostscript 7.07 here. 

"seems to"?  maybe it does but there is yet another (large part of )
ghostscript installed under another name that you apparently don't
know about.  or maybe the GNU ghostscript is patched.  regardless,
pstoraster has to come from somewhere.  the recommended (by CUPS
documentation) way is to use ESP ghostscript.

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