[rescue] SGI Indigo2 & IRIX 6.5

Phil Stracchino alaric at metrocast.net
Sun Nov 30 11:43:10 CST 2008

Jonathan C. Patschke wrote:
> One could ask for no better example of "more is less" than your typical
> Linux distribution.  Want 17 different print-queue managers?  There you
> go!  Want -one- that does what you need and is well-supported by the
> entire rest of the system?  Well, err....you can't have -everything-, but
> there's probably a tarball of shell scripts on some web forum that will
> fake out your system into printing consistently using an unholy toolchain
> made of ghostscript, netpbm, groff, and transfig.

Funny ....  I've always just used lprng, and it's always Just Worked.
For everything.

  Phil Stracchino, CDK#2     DoD#299792458     ICBM: 43.5607, -71.355
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