Filters don’t work with remote printers.
If you want to use a filter with a remote printer then you can create a
local “virtual” printer that applies the filter (of=XXX:lp=/dev/null) and
then inside the filter you can redirect the output to the actual remote
printer. You end up with two entries in the printcap file.
Hope that makes sense,
On Thu, 21 Oct 2004 16:26:33 +0400, Oleg A. Khamayko wrote:
Does lpd’s input/output filters for TCP/IP[v4.25 or v5.0] printing works
for remote TCP/IP printers?
TCP/IP “Remote Printing Utilities” doc says there are those options,
doesn’t have them in it’s option table.
It seems no filter is spawned with lpd, and ‘if=…’ or ‘of=…’ is just
Is it true?