CONV_LPD(1M) Maintenance Commands CONV_LPD(1M)

conv_lpd - convert LPD configuration

conv_lpd [-c printers | -c printcap] [-n] file

conv_lpd converts LPD printer configuration information from file to a printers.conf or a printcap file (see printers.conf(4)). file specifies the name of the input file, and can be either in printers.conf or printcap format. If file is in printers.conf format, it converts it to a printcap file. If file is in printcap format, it converts it to a printers.conf file.

The following options are supported:

-c printers | -c printcap

Specifies the type of output file produced by the conversion. -c printers converts to a printers.conf file. -c printcap converts to a printcap file. -c printers is the default.

-n

Preserves the namelist during the conversion.

The following operands are supported:

file

The file to be converted.

Example 1 Converting a printcap file to a printers.conf file.

The following example converts a printcap file to a printers.conf file.


example% conv_lpd /etc/printcap

Example 2 Converting a printcap file to a printers.conf file and preserving the namelist.

The following example converts a printcap file to a printers.conf file and preserves the namelist.


example% conv_lpd -c printers -n /etc/printcap

Example 3 Converting a printers.conf file to a printcap file and preserving the namelist.

The following example converts a printers.conf file to a printcap file and preserves the namelist.


example% conv_lpd -c printcap -n /etc/printers.conf

The following exit values are returned:

0

Successful completion.

non-zero

An error occurred.

/etc/printers.conf
System printer configuration database.

/etc/printcap

SunOS 4.x printer capability database.

lpset(1M), printers.conf(4), attributes(5)

September 9, 1996 OmniOS