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


NAME


conv_lpd - convert LPD configuration

SYNOPSIS


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


DESCRIPTION


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.

OPTIONS


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.


OPERANDS


The following operands are supported:

file
The file to be converted.


EXAMPLES


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


EXIT STATUS


The following exit values are returned:

0
Successful completion.


non-zero
An error occurred.


FILES


/etc/printers.conf
System printer configuration database.


/etc/printcap
SunOS 4.x printer capability database.


SEE ALSO


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


September 9, 1996 CONV_LPD(1M)