From: Dom Lachowicz (domlachowicz_at_yahoo.com)
Date: Sun Jan 18 2004 - 01:03:50 EST
Ok, we handle this "properly" now. Please backport.
--- Raphael Finkel <raphael_at_cs.uky.edu> wrote:
> > We follow the unix environment variable "PRINTER"
> > if it exists, and if not, fall back to "lpr".
> I think there is a slight misunderstanding here.
> Unix programs that use
> PRINTER use it to name the default printer, not the
> default printing
> command. So if PRINTER is set, the "lpr" command
> will direct output to
> the specified printer instead of an
> installation-dependent default.
> In order to make Dom's fix work for me, as I read
> it, I would need to
> set PRINTER to "lpr -Pmyprinter" instead of
> "myprinter", which is how it
> is currently set.
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