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Re: printing from within Cygwin

On Mon, 16 Sep 2002, Jason Tishler wrote:

> Igor,
> On Fri, Aug 30, 2002 at 05:59:39PM -0400, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> > Note the disabled support for gsprint -- I couldn't get it to work
> > properly.  If anyone can get the gsprint part to work, please let me
> > know.
> I use the attached shell script as "lpr" on my home computer with a
> direct or network (i.e., lpd) attached PCL printer.  Note that I'm using
> the Win32 GSView (and GhostScript).
> Jason

I know GSPrint can work with Windows printers.  It works fine if you only
want to use the windows default printer.  I couldn't, however, get it to
work correctly with the -printer and -query options (well, the -printer
part is mostly shell quoting issues, but the -query just doesn't seem to
work, somehow).  Any insight will be appreciated.  I'm attaching the
script that I currently have.

A question about your script: you're using the '-_' option, which doesn't
seem to be documented on the GSPrint page ( ).  What exactly does it

I also found this thread extremely interesting and relevant:
a2ps seems like the perfect solution for lp/lpr.  Is it ever going to
become a cygwin package ( )?

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