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Re: printing from within Cygwin

On Wed, 4 Sep 2002, Shankar Unni wrote:

> Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> > Looks like you don't have the mswinpr2 device in your ghostscript
> > installation...
> The GhostScript that comes with Cygwin is built without any of the
> Windows extensions (the mswin* devices, the Windows console (that pops
> up if you type "gswin32" in the native Windows distribution), ...).
> I wonder if it's possible to build the Cygwin gs with these extensions?
> Or at least the Windows devices?  There are the "mswindll", "mswinprn"
> and "mswinpr2" devices, and the "display" device for the Windows native
> display (the one that "gswin32" pops up).

How about a nice lpadmin interface, while we're at it? ;-)
Or, more seriously but also more useful, a general lpd daemon that talks
to windows printers and honors the standard lpd interface?
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