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NAMEfoomatic-ppdfile - Generate a PPD file for a given printer/driver combo
SYNOPSISfoomatic-ppdfile [-w] [-d <driver>] -p <printerid>
foomatic-ppdfile [-A] [-P pattern]
DESCRIPTIONThe first form of the foomatic-ppdfile to compute the spooler-independent Foomatic PPD file for any valid printer/driver combo available in the Foomatic database, both for printing with foomatic-rip(1) and for applications/clients being able to access the printer's options. The PPD file is returned on standard ouput. If the driver is not specified, the default driver is used.
The second form of the foomatic-ppdfile program will search the printer database and return either all printer entries or those whose name and/or model information match a regular expression.
The last form prints a help message and exits.
- -d drivername
The (optional) driver name to use.
If the driver name is not supplied, the default or first driver in the printers
compatible driver list is used.
The printer id.
Return a PPD file that conforms to the Microsoft Windows format
Return all printer entries in the database.
Return all printer entries in the database which match
the regular expression.
EXIT STATUSfoomatic-ppdfile returns 0 on success, 1 otherwise.
AUTHORManfred Wassmann <manolo@NCC-1701.B.Shuttle.de> for the foomatic project using output from the associated binary.
Modified and updated by Patrick Powell <papowell at astart.com>.
BUGSNone so far.
Please post bug reports on
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Time: 15:26:10 GMT, June 11, 2010