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lprps-a4 PostScript printer filter package supporting a bidirectional serial channel
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Port Added: 22 Mar 2002 21:19:20
License: not specified in port
lprps is a collection of programs for using lpr with a PostScript
printer connected by a bidirectional serial channel.

It contains the following programs:

	lprps	handles communication with the printer
	psif	allows separate filters to be used for text and PostScript
	textps	simple text to PostScript filter
	psrev	PostScript page reversal filter
	psof    banner filter
	
Some features are:
 
  * Deals intelligently with output generated by the printer: printer
    errors (such as ``out of paper'') are logged using syslog.
  * Updates status file (displayed by lpq) with printer's current status.
  * Performs printer accounting.
  * Ensures that the printer is ready to receive the job.
  * Determines whether file is PostScript or text and prints it appropriately
  * Can automatically perform page reversal for the benefit of printers
    that stack face-up.
SVNWeb : Distfiles Availability : PortsMon
Master port: print/lprps-letter
There are no ports dependent upon this port

No installation instructions: this port has been deleted.

The package name of this deleted port was: lprps-a4


Configuration Options
     No options to configure

Master Sites:
  1. ftp://ftp.FreeBSD.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/distfiles/
  2. ftp://ftp.jclark.com/pub/lprps/
Notes from UPDATING
These upgrade notes are taken from /usr/ports/UPDATING
  • 2013-04-27
    Affects: users of print/a2ps-{a4,letter}, print/c2ps-{a4,letter}, print/lprps-{a4,letter}, or graphics/jpeg2ps-{a4,letter}
    Author: hrs@FreeBSD.org
    Reason: 
      The affected ports have been converted to use libpaper for the default paper
      size as print/psutils did.  For more detail, see 20130424 below.
    
    
Port Moves
  • port moved to print/lprps on 2013-04-27
    REASON: Merged into print/lprps

Number of commits found: 2

Commit History - (may be incomplete: see SVNWeb link above for full details)
DateByDescription
27 Apr 2013 16:00:26
Refresh Original commit files touched by this commit
Revision:316672  Sanity Test Failure
hrs search for other commits by this committer
Add libpaper support to print/a2ps-*[1], print/c2ps-*, print/lprps-*,
graphics/jpeg2ps-*, and merge the papersize-suffixed versions into
single ones respectively as print/psutils did.

Approved by:	dinoex (maintainer) [1]
09 Apr 2000 17:40:37
files touched by this commit  2.5
cpiazza search for other commits by this committer
Update with the new PORTNAME/PORTVERSION variables

Number of commits found: 2

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