[BusyBox] lpd?

Jason Schoon floydpink at gmail.com
Tue Jun 21 17:02:00 UTC 2005


I have no use for either, as my embedded device does not support printing.

However, I think they would make handy alternatives in a printing support 
section of Busybox. I would think they both need to default to disabled, but 
I think having both there as alternatives is a good idea.

On 6/21/05, walter harms <wharms at bfs.de> wrote:
> 
> 
> hi,
> 
> ok, since my system have no space to spend local queueing is out of
> question, so my lpr cmd can send directly to a given lpd.
> 
> if anybody cares -- IMHO this sounds like a simpl tool that
> would make a nice printer-tools section (with my lpr) in busybox.
> perhaps somebody will provide a small queue-daemon or a more complet lpd
> in future.
> When this would add to much bytes to busybox, it can always be disabled.
> 
> 
> my two cents,
> walter
> 
> 
> 
> 
> Nico Schottelius wrote:
> > Dear Walter,
> >
> > walter harms [Tue, Jun 21, 2005 at 01:33:35PM +0200]:
> >
> >>why should i want a 'non-queuing lpd' ?
> >
> >
> > You would need it, if extra queueing is not needed as in scenarios
> > we have here: We have dozens of thin-clients, which have an lpd
> > running, which is only there for their own documents.
> >
> > As Windows (ICA client in this case) queues the jobs itself, we do not
> > need to requeue it.
> >
> > Sincerly,
> >
> > Nico
> >
> >
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