Man page of CAPCOMM
Section: Maintenance Commands (8)
Updated: 19 August 1992
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capcomm---TRANSCRIPT Appletalk communication filter for POSTSCRIPT printers
This is the low-level TRANSCRIPT Appletalk communication filter for use by the
4.2BSD line printer spooling system through the printer description file
/etc/printcap. It uses the CAP libraries to communicate with printers
connected to Appletalk networks.
It is called from the
shell script. This script uses argv (the name it was invoked under)
to determine which action to take, which may involve invoking a translation
filter or management filter before invoking the communications filter.
The options are as specified in the
4.2BSD Line Printer Spooler Manual.
is the lowest level filter. It manages communication with the printer,
error handling, status reporting, etc.
print verbose log messages
printer accounting file
printer log file
printer status file (in the spool directory), shared by
transcript(1), lpr(1), lpc(8), lpd(8), printcap(5), psint(8)
4.2BSD Line Printer Spooler Manual
Adobe Systems Incorporated
POSTSCRIPT is a registered trademark of Adobe Systems Incorporated.
TRANSCRIPT is a trademark of Adobe Systems Incorporated.
Unix is a trademark of AT&T Bell Laboratories.
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